Notice of Change in Eligibility Requirements for PAR-17-001 "Emerging Global Leader Award (K43)"

Notice Number: NOT-TW-17-008

Key Dates
Release Date:   October 6, 2017

Related Announcements
NOT-TW-17-002

Issued by
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform applicants of a change in the Eligibility Information for PAR-17-001 "Emerging Global Leader Award (K43)". This Notice removes the specific eligibility language regarding applicants from Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Institutions.

Part 2. Section III. Eligibility Information

1. Eligible Applicants

Eligible Individuals (Program Director/Principal Investigator)

Currently reads
Degree and Research Experience Requirements: The candidate should be the PD/PI of the proposed activities.  Candidates must hold at least a masters degree that required a research thesis. Candidates with doctoral research training are preferred. This award cannot support advanced degree training. Individuals who are or have been the PD/PI (direct recipient/grantee) of a multi-year independent research grant from an external research funding organization and awarded by the application due date are not eligible.>

Faculty Position Requirement:  Applicants must currently hold an academic junior faculty position or research scientist appointment supported by the applicant LMIC academic or research institution and have been in this position for at least one year at the time the application is submitted.   For this FOA, junior faculty are defined as those who hold entry to mid-level academic or research scientist positions, including but not limited to instructors, lecturers and assistant professors.

Applicants from Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI): Junior faculty at institutions awarded under RFA-TW-14-003 "Research Training for Career Development of Junior Faculty in Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Institutions (D43)" may not submit applications focused on HIV/AIDS or the scientific research areas supported by this FOA.  

Modified to remove the italicized language above:

Degree and Research Experience Requirements: The candidate should be the PD/PI of the proposed activities.  Candidates must hold at least a masters degree that required a research thesis. Candidates with doctoral research training are preferred. This award cannot support advanced degree training. Individuals who are or have been the PD/PI (direct recipient/grantee) of a multi-year independent research grant from an external research funding organization and awarded by the application due date are not eligible.

Faculty Position Requirement:  Applicants must currently hold an academic junior faculty position or research scientist appointment supported by the applicant LMIC academic or research institution and have been in this position for at least one year at the time the application is submitted.   For this FOA, junior faculty are defined as those who hold entry to mid-level academic or research scientist positions, including but not limited to instructors, lecturers and assistant professors.

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Christine Jessup, Ph.D.
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
Telephone: 301-496-1653
Email: Christine.Jessup@nih.gov