Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PA-18-396)

PA-18-396
 
Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts
 
Release Date:
Expiration Date: January 8, 2021
NIH Institute or Center Contacts Institute/Center Specific Information
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Scientific Program Contact:
Wayne C. Wang, Ph.D. (responding for all NHLBI programmatic Divisions)
Phone: (301) 435-0535
Email: wangwc@nhlbi.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Mr. Mark Wilkison
Phone: (301)  435-0184
Email:
wilkisonm@nhlbi.nih.gov
NHLBI Specific Information:

Please refer to http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/training/index.htm for specific information on NHLBI programs and career development policies.
NHLBI has a 6 year limit of cumulative support on institutional and mentored Ks (e.g., K12 or KL2 plus the K25).

Salary Support: Up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Scientific Program Contact:
Chyren Hunter, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-9322
Email: Hunterc@nia.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Ms. Traci Lafferty, NIA
7201 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 2N-212
Phone: (301) 496-1472
Email: lafferT@nia.nih.gov
NIA Specific Information:

See: http://www.nia.nih.gov/research/dea/research-training-and-career-award-support.

Salary Support: Up to 75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Scientific Program Contact:
John Matochik, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-451-7319
Email: jmatochi@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Judy Fox
Phone: (301) 443-4704
Email: jfox@mail.nih.gov
NIAAA Specific Information:

NIAAA sponsors a variety of fellowships and career development programs to ensure the training of highly qualified investigators in alcohol-related research. Training opportunities under this announcement include mentored research in the social, behavioral, biological and mathematical sciences as related to alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the appropriate institute staff prior to preparing an application.

Salary Support: Up to $90,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Scientific Program Contact:
Shawn Gaillard, Ph.D.
Phone:  240-627-3857
Email: Shawn.Gaillard@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Mable Nee
Phone: (301)761-7593
Email: Mable.Nee@nih.gov
NIAID Specific Information:

NIAID sponsors the K25 program to attract investigators whose quantitative science and engineering research has thus far not been focused primarily on questions of health and disease in NIAID mission areas. 

See https://www.niaid.nih.gov/grants-contracts/career-development-awards for more details on NIAID Career Development Awards.      

Salary Support: Up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $20,000 per year.
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Scientific Program Contact:
Amanda Taylor Boyce, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-594-5055
Email: boycea@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Yen Thach
Phone: (301) 594-3505
Email: thachy@mail.nih.gov
NIAMS Specific Information:

Information about NIAMS funding mechanisms is available at http://www.niams.nih.gov/Funding/Funding_Opportunities/activity_codes.asp.

Salary Support: Up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $25,000 per year.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Scientific Program Contact:
Zeynep Erim, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 451-4797
Email: erimz@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Florence Turska 
Phone: (301) 451-4782 
Email: turskaf@mail.nih.gov
NIBIB Specific Information:

NIBIB will fund K25 awards only for 3 or 4 years.  Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the Program Director listed on the left to determine if their application is appropriate for a K25 award through the NIBIB.  
 
More information on this and other NIBIB Career Awards can be found at http://www.nibib.nih.gov/training-careers/junior-investigator.

Salary Support: Up to $90,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Scientific Program Contact:
Dennis A. Twombly, Ph.D.
Phone:  301-451-3371
Email:  dtwombly@mail.nih.gov
 
Grants Management Contact:
Bryan S. Clark, MBA 
Phone: (301) 435-6975
Email: clarkb1@mail.nih.gov
NICHD Specific Information:
 
NICHD offers fellowships and career development awards in research areas relevant to the institute’s scientific objectives.  The general mission of NICHD is to ensure that every person is born healthy and wanted, that women suffer no harmful effects from reproductive processes, and that all children have the chance to achieve their full potential for healthy and productive lives.  In pursuit of these goals, NICHD supports a broad spectrum of research on normal and abnormal human development, including contraception, fertilization, pregnancy, childbirth, prenatal and postnatal development, and childhood development through adolescence.  The mission areas also include research on intellectual and developmental disabilities and rehabilitation medicine.  More detailed information can be found at: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/research/by-nichd/pages/index.aspx.
NICHD has a 6 year limit of cumulative support on institutional K awards (e.g., K12, KL2) and individual mentored K awards (e.g., K01, K08, K23, K25).  
 
Salary Support: Up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $25,000 per year.
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Scientific Program Contact:
Alberto L. Rivera-Rentas, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-1804
Email: riverara@nidcd.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Mr. Christopher Myers
Phone: (301) 402-0909
Email: myersc@mail.nih.gov
NIDCD Specific Information:  
 
NIDCD uses the K25 program to support individuals with quantitative scientific and engineering backgrounds without sustained involvement in biomedical or behavioral research who wish to focus their research in areas supported by NIDCD.  
  • Application must demonstrate its contribution to NIDCD and its fit to NIDCD's Mission, Research Priorities, and Strategic Plan.
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to provide clear evidence that adequate resources are available at the institution for the successful completion of the proposed research project.
  • Applications should include explicit statements from the institution and the mentor(s) addressing the following:
    • Detailed information about who will provide the necessary resources;
    • Funding source and amount of additional funding (as needed);
    • Support staff available and committed to the project;
    • Availability of biostatistical support for the duration of the study - including the planning period; and
    • A contingency plan (for the institution and mentor) for completion of the study in the event the awardee leaves the institution earlier than the end date of the award.
 
Salary Support: Up to $80,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $30,000 per year.
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Scientific Program Contact:
Lynn Mertens King, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-594-5006
Email: lynn.king@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Dede Rutberg, MBA
Phone: (301) 594-4798
Email: rutbergd@mail.nih.gov
NIDCR Specific Information:

Supports career development of investigators with quantitative scientific and engineering backgrounds outside of biology or medicine who wish to focus their research on basic, clinical or behavioral biomedical research related to dental, oral and craniofacial health.
Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to contact NIDCR before preparing an application to discuss eligibility, the alignment of the proposed research to NIDCR’s Strategic Plan, and for guidance on the proposed research and career development plans.
 
Applicants are expected to provide evidence that adequate resources are available at the institution for the successful completion of the proposed research. Detailed information should be provided about who will provide the necessary resources, including descriptions of the funding source and amount of funds (as needed).
 
Individuals who have been supported by an RFA-OD-09-005 (P30) program are not eligible for an NIDCR mentored Career Development Award.

Salary Support: Up to $100,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $25,000 per year.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Scientific Program Contact:
Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases:
Lisa M. Spain, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 451-9871
Email: SpainL@niddk.nih.gov

Digestive & Liver Diseases, Nutrition, and Obesity:
David E. Saslowsky, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-8876
Email: David.Saslowsky@nih.gov

Kidney and Urologic Diseases:
Tracy L. Rankin, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-4748
Email: rankint@mail.nih.gov

Hematologic Disorders:
Terry Rogers Bishop, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-7726
Email: BishopT@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Eunica Haynes
Phone: (301) 827-4018
Email: haynese@mail.nih.gov  
NIDDK Specific Information:

The NIDDK wishes to encourage scientists to enter biomedical research areas important to the NIDDK:  diabetes, endocrinology, metabolic diseases, obesity, nutrition, digestive and liver diseases, kidney and urological disorders, and hematologic diseases.  Information on the NIDDK K25 can be found at http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/Funding/TrainingCareerDev/k25.htm
The NIDDK provides further information on all K-award programs on our training and career development web site: http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/Funding/TrainingCareerDev/.

Salary Support: Up to $90,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Scientific Program Contact:
Michele L. Rankin, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 480-3832
Email: NIDA_Training@nida.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Carol Alderson
Phone: (301) 827-6685
Email: ca10h@nih.gov
NIDA Specific Information:
 
Salary Support: Up to $90,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $50,000 per year. Examples include supplies, equipment, technical personnel, travel, and statistical services.
 
Please note that the aggregate total of NIH mentored career award support (both institutional and individual) cannot exceed 6 years. A prospective K25 applicant who was appointed to an institutional K12 award must contact NIDA prior to submitting an individual mentored K application to confirm eligibility. Please contact NIDA_Training@nida.nih.gov for additional details.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)

Scientific Program Contact:
Carol Shreffler, Ph.D.
Phone: (984) 287-3322
Email: Shreffl1@niehs.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact: Ashley Singh
Phone: (984) 287-3323
Email: ashley.singh@nih.gov    
NIEHS Specific Information:

Research projects and career development experiences proposed in response to this Announcement will be expected to have a defined impact on the environmental health sciences and be directly responsive to the mission of the NIEHS, which is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives.  Applications from data scientists with backgrounds in computer science, physics, mathematics, statistics, and engineering who are proposing to develop tools and methods for application to environmental health data are encouraged. Ecologic, biomonitoring, biotransformation or biodegradation studies are not considered within the NIEHS mission and are not responsive.  Applications from individuals with backgrounds in chemistry or environmental engineering will only be responsive when the degree and previous research are in the physical sciences.

Salary Support: Up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Scientific Program Contact:
Stephen Marcus, Ph.D
Phone: (301) 451-6446
Email: marcusst@mail.nih.gov
 
Grants Management Contact:
Ms. Ilene Glassman
Phone: (301) 594-4648
Email: glassmai@mail.nih.gov
NIGMS Specific Information:

NIGMS limits the K25 award to individuals with little or no biological research experience or training who hold independent positions in physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or engineering equivalent to a tenure-track faculty position.  Awards at the postdoctoral level may be made for especially talented individuals with doctoral degrees in physics, mathematics, statistics, computer science, or engineering who wish to enter the field of systems biology (http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/CareerDev/).  However, individuals who are interested in postdoctoral positions and do not fit these criteria are encouraged to apply for a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award individual postdoctoral fellowship http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Training/IndivPostdoc/.

Salary Support: Up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.
Research Support: Up to $40,000 per year.