Notice of Participation of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) in PAR-19-343 Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Independent CT Not Allowed)

Notice Number: NOT-AG-20-009

Key Dates
Release Date: December 13, 2019

Related Announcements
PAR-19-343

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Purpose

This Notice informs potential applicants that the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is participating, effective immediately, in PAR-19-343 "Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)".

The following text has been added to reflect NIA's participation in this FOA:

Part 1. Overview Information

Components of Participating Organizations

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s)

93.866

Part 2. Section I. Funding Opportunity Description

Program Considerations

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

NIA participates in NIH-wide programs to increase diversity in the research workforce. The goal of this FOA is to help outstanding postdoctoral researchers who are considered under-represented minority in science to transition into independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. NIA welcomes applications in all fields of aging research, including basic science, diseases and disabling conditions of aging, the social and behavioral consequences of an aging society, and topics in between. A particular priority of NIA at the moment is research on Alzheimer's disease and Alzheimer's disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD).

Part 2. Section II. Award Information

Salary Support: NIA will provide K99 salary support commensurate with the applicant institution's salary structure for persons of equivalent qualifications, experience, and rank for up to $75,000 plus fringe benefits per year.

Research Support: NIA will provide up to $25,000 research support per year for the K99 phase of the award.

Other Program-Related Expenses: TRAVEL: The application may request up to $2,500 annually to defray the cost of participation in professional meetings (excluding MOSAIC associated meetings, the costs of which will be covered by the UE5 awardees).

Part 2. Section VII. Agency Contacts

Scientific/Research Contact(s)
Shahrooz Vahedi, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Telephone: 301-496-9322
Email: shahrooz.vahedi@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact(s)
Traci Lafferty
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Telephone: 301-496-8987
Email: laffertt@nia.nih.gov

All other aspects of the FOA remain the same.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Shahrooz Vahedi, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Telephone: 301-496-9322
Email: shahrooz.vahedi@nih.gov