American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology: 2017 Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award

The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accepting applications to support radiation research early in academic career development by giving junior faculty the opportunity to focus on radiation-related research in radiation oncology, biology, physics and provides funds to generate pilot data that can be used for future federal funding opportunities. Award amount is up to $100,000 per year for two years.

American Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology: 2017 Junior Faculty Career Research Training Award
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The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is accepting applications to support radiation research early in academic career development by giving junior faculty the opportunity to focus on radiation-related research in radiation oncology, biology, physics and provides funds to generate pilot data that can be used for future federal funding opportunities. Applicants must be active members of ASTRO and must be a board-certified physician or physicist in radiation oncology or a radiobiologist, within the first 5 years of their junior faculty appointment at the time the award commences. Applicants must name a primary mentor or co-mentor who together with the applicant is responsible for the planning, direction and execution of the program. The applicant must be able to devote at least 50 percent of their full-time effort to the goals of this award. The JFA grant is not intended to support individuals who receive other career development awards (e.g. NIH, NCI, AHRQ, K07, K08, ACS, MSRG or ASCO CDA grants), or any grants representing over 25 percent effort (<$60,000). Applicants who have received these grants will be ineligible for this JFA award. The award will not pay for institutional indirect or overhead cost.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2017. The grant start date will be July 1, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: https://www.astro.org/Patient-Care/Research/Funding-Opportunities/ASTRO-Junior-Faculty/

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.2867.

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