Notice of Correction to PAR-17-287 "NIA Academic Leadership Career Award (K07)"

Notice Number: NOT-AG-18-006

Key Dates
Release Date: March 28, 2018

Related Announcements
PAR-17-287

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Purpose

NIA issues this Notice to correct two issues in application instructions for PAR-17-287 "NIA Academic Leadership Career Award (K07)".

1. Section IV Research Plan Section, Research Strategy contains an incomplete sentence fragment. This Notice amends the text by deleting that sentence fragment.


Currently reads 

Research Plan Section

All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed, with the following additional instructions:
Research Strategy

  • The research plan should describe the strategy to implement the program at the institution. It should justify the chosen elements with evidence of their effectiveness drawn from other contexts. It should establish the
  • It should describe the available pool of resources to aid in establishing the program.
  • As K07 awards are not renewable the plan should also show how the program is planned to continue at the institution after the award ends.
Modified to read

Research Plan Section

All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed, with the following additional instructions:
Research Strategy
  • The research plan should describe the strategy to implement the program at the institution. It should justify the chosen elements with evidence of their effectiveness drawn from other contexts.
  • It should describe the available pool of resources to aid in establishing the program.
  • As K07 awards are not renewable the plan should also show how the program is planned to continue at the institution after the award ends.

2. The Candidate's Plan to Provide Mentoring must be submitted as an Other Attachment on the Other Project Information form. The attachment "Candidate's Plan to Provide Mentoring" is not available for K07 applicants on the PHS 398 Career Development Award Supplemental Form 

Currently reads 

Other Project Information
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed, with the following additional instructions:
 
Project Summary/Abstract:
Describe in outline the program you intend to implement that will initiate or expand a particular field of aging research at your institution.


PHS 398 Career Development Award Supplemental Form
Other Candidate Information Section
Candidate’s Plan to Provide Mentoring
  • This required component should include a description of the availability of appropriate junior investigators for mentoring and advancement; their previous training and specialization; plans for recruitment, selection and supervision; the types of educational and research experiences that will be provided; and the capacity in which the candidate program director for the career award will serve as a mentor.
  • If there is an existing (clinical) research curriculum (e.g., CTSA), describe how the mentoring plan will be integrated with the curriculum. Candidates must also describe a plan for supporting the research of their mentees during the period of the career award.
  • Describe the availability of an appropriate pool of investigators in training (e.g. graduate students, residents, post-doctoral fellows) for mentoring; their previous training; plans for their supervision; and how planned educational and research experiences will be tailored to their background and experience.
  • Describe the candidate’s record of mentoring.
Modified to read

Other Project Information
All instructions in the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide must be followed, with the following additional instructions:

Project Summary/Abstract:  
Describe in outline the program you intend to implement that will initiate or expand a particular field of aging research at your institution.
Other Attachments:
Submit an attachment entitled "Mentoring Plan". Describe the Candidate's Plan to Provide Mentoring.
  • This required component should include a description of the availability of appropriate junior investigators for mentoring and advancement; their previous training and specialization; plans for recruitment, selection and supervision; the types of educational and research experiences that will be provided; and the capacity in which the candidate program director for the career award will serve as a mentor.
  • If there is an existing (clinical) research curriculum (e.g., CTSA), describe how the mentoring plan will be integrated with the curriculum. Candidates must also describe a plan for supporting the research of their mentees during the period of the career award.
  • Describe the availability of an appropriate pool of investigators in training (e.g. graduate students, residents, post-doctoral fellows) for mentoring; their previous training; plans for their supervision; and how planned educational and research experiences will be tailored to their background and experience.
  • Describe the candidate’s record of mentoring
PHS 398 Career Development Award Supplemental Form
Other Candidate Information Section
Candidate’s Plan to Provide Mentoring
  • Do not submit. See instructions in Other Project Information, Other Attachment.
All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Robin A. Barr, D. Phil
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-9322
Email: BarrR@mail.nih.gov