KURe - Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program -- Multiyear Diversity Supplement - For Applicants from Underrepresented Groups [Duke Internal Funding -- For Duke Scholars Only]

Funding Agency:
Duke University

This NIDDK-funded program supports the career development of clinicians and non-clinicians to develop the skills necessary to initiate and sustain an independent research career and advance the field of benign urology. NIDDK has particular interest in expertise outside of clinical urology.

 

The KURe fosters diversity, provides individualized mentoring and career development support in an environment of team science, fostering multidisciplinary research emphasizing the importance of diverse scientific methods, prepares KURe Scholars to lead their own research teams and become the mentors and leaders of tomorrow.

 

 

  • Protected time: 2-5 years with 50-75% of full-time professional effort
  • Salary support up to $100,000/year
  • $30,000/year to generate preliminary data for independent grant submissions
  • $10,000/year for professional career development, basic and clinical research training course work, conference travel
  • Access to clinical environment and procedures
  • Individual Leadership Enhancement and Career Development Coaching
  • Structured mentoring
  • Connection with other Duke scholars through the Community of Scholars
  • Access to special interest meetings and conferences at the NIH

 

Applications: Letter of Intent due: November 1, 2020

More Information:   KURe.medschool.duke.edu

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Applications are invited from groups underrepresented in biomedical research (racial/ethnic underrepresentation, individuals with disabilities, individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds).

*US citizenship or permanent residency  *Doctoral degree  *Not been a PD/PI on major NIH grants 
*No more than 7 years of post-doctoral research experience (not including clinical fellowship)

Funding Type

Fellowship
Grant

Eligibility

African American
Hispanic
Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Minorities encouraged
Native American
Post Doctoral Fellows
Women of Color

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Interdisciplinary
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

November 1, 2020