The Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24) provides Associate level Clinician-Scientists with clinical duties and independent R01 or R01-like Patient-Oriented Research support protected time for 1) patient-oriented research and 2) to mentor early-stage clinical investigators.
Patient-Oriented Research is defined as research conducted with human subjects (or on material of human origin such as tissues, specimens and cognitive phenomena) for which an investigator directly interacts with human subjects. This area of research includes: 1) mechanisms of human disease; 2) therapeutic interventions; 3) clinical trials; and 4) the development of new technologies. Studies falling under Exemption 4 for human subjects research are not included in this definition.
For more complete information, reference the program announcement and/or contact the program staff.
|Foreign Nationals and Student Visas||Not eligible for this award|
|Career Stage||Mid-career clinical investigators (Associate Professor)|
Investigators with active independent, peer-reviewed research support for patient-oriented research
|Effort Level/ Commitment||The candidate must commit between 3.0 - 6.0 calendar months (25-50%) full-time professional effort to the research and mentoring proposed in this award|
|Duration of Award|
Up to 5 yrs
|Salary||Up to $100K/ yr + fringe benefits|
|Research Development Support; i.e., tuition/fees, supplies/equipment, travel, technical personnel, and statistical services||Up to $50K/ yr|
|F & A costs/Indirect costs||8%|
|Ancillary Personnel Support; Salary for mentors, secretarial and administrative assistance, etc.||Not Allowed|
Program Announcement & Related Links
|NCI Special Notes||http://www.cancer.gov/researchandfunding/cancertraining/outsidenci/K24/specialnotes|
|Current List of K24 Awards||NIH RePORT|
|Link to Main Peer Review Groups NCI - J||http://era.nih.gov/RosterH/roster/proster_980f9fe9.cfm.html|
|Application Form and Details||http://apply07.grants.gov/apply/GetGrantFromFedgrants?opportunity=PA-11-195|