05 Nov CTSI Announces 2019 RFA for the Clinical Research Scholars Program
The Clinical & Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin Announces the 2019 Request for Applications (RFA) for the Clinical Research Scholars Program for junior faculty committed to pursuing careers in academic medicine as independently funded, clinical and translational investigators.
CTSI is accepting Clinical Research Scholars Program applications from full-time junior faculty at CTSI affiliated institutions, including: the Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette University, Milwaukee School of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, BloodCenter of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital, Froedtert Hospital, and the Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Applicants are accepted to the program based on the recommendation of the Clinical Research Scholars Program review committee. Program participants will be exposed to an enriched academic environment, instruction in practical research skills, strategies for accessing relevant research resources, and guided development of manuscripts and research proposals. Applicants must have a minimum of 20% protected time for clinical research activities, although 40% protected time is recommended. Recommendations to accept applicants are made based on the candidate’s interest in clinical research, the candidate’s statement of commitment to participating in the program, and assurances that the applicant will have protected time to engage in research.
Applications are due by April 5, 2019. The program begins on September 10, 2019.