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Career development program accepting applications

MUSC’s Building Interdisciplinary Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) Career Development Program is accepting applications.
This program will support the research career development of junior faculty members who have recently completed clinical training or postdoctoral fellowships, and who have mentorship and a solid plan for training in basic research, translational research, clinical research and/or health services research relevant to women’s health in the areas of mental health, addiction, aging or cognitive decline.
BIRCWH is a K12 career development program co-funded by the Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NIHCD), National Institutes of Health.
BIRCWH Scholars will be selected for a career development award to begin July 1. Applicants must be on faculty or eligible to join the faculty by this date. Scholars will receive two to three years of salary support commensurate with 75-100 percent effort per year to pursue multidisciplinary clinical and pre-clinical research. The program includes a supportive environment, start-up research funds, access to core faculty who provide expertise and guidance in research design, measurement techniques, study coordination, data management, biostatistical analysis, publishing and presenting research, grant writing, and a training plan that the applicants in consultation with their mentors must develop specific to their career goals.
Application deadline is 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 18.
For information or to apply, visit Contact BIRCWH project coordinator Sarah Gainey ( ) with any questions.

Friday, March 13, 2009

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