Faculty Research Award for Early Career Faculty Investigators

Funding Agency:
Shock Society

This award is to support a faculty at his/her early career stage to do research in the areas related to trauma, shock and sepsis, leading to be an outstanding independent investigator. Research topics may vary from basic cellular responses to clinical outcomes. Proposing translational research and clinical application are encouraged. Proposed research must have intrinsic importance, but may also contain a component for permitting the applicant to learn the methodology, theory, and conceptualizations necessary for project development.
The award will be $83,000 over two years, with $3,000 dedicated to travel to the Shock Society Annual Meetings for 3 years. Half of the $80,000 will be granted the first year, 40% will be awarded the second year contingent upon a satisfactory progress report to the Awards Committee, and 10% will be granted upon completion with presentation of results orally at the US Shock Society Annual Meeting.

Deadline: Apr. 1, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

  • A member of the US Shock Society or International Shock Society who will perform the proposed research at an institution within the United States.
  • Obtain a doctoral degree or its equivalent, such as but not limited to MD, PhD, DDS, DMD, DO, DC, OD, DVM, or Pharm D.
  • Within 4 years of being hired as faculty at his/her institution.
  • Spend a minimum of 50% full-time professional effort conducting research and research career development.
  • Ineligible individuals include current and former principal investigators in NIH research project (R01), First awards (R29), and career development awards (K01, K08, K23), sub-projects of program project (P01) or center grants (P50) or the equivalent. Former principal investigators of NIH Small Grants (R03) or Exploratory/Developmental Grants (R21) remain eligible. Current or former recipients of Clinical Associate Physicians Award (CAP) support are eligible provided they have had no more than 3 years of CAP support prior to the time of this award.
  • Identify a research mentor who is an established investigator is desirable.
  • The awardee is required to present at the Shock Society Annual Meeting for the three years subsequent to receiving the award.
  • The awardee will have one year tenure on the Awards and Honors Committee.



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

April 1, 2020