Below are funding opportunities that are available from UAB departments and centers. Use the contact information provided to the contact listed to find out more about each particular funding opportunity.
If you are interested in finding funding opportunities from sources outside of UAB please refer to IRAP's SPIN and SMARTS tools. Information about SPIN and SMARTS can be found at www.uab.edu/IRAP or by contacting IRAPPROFILE@uab.edu.
If you would like to have a funding opportunity posted to this list please email a description and a PDF of the RFA to UABResearch@uab.edu.
The Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE), and the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC) invite letters of intent for K-Scholar career development awards in Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR). These awards are supported by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institutional Award (K12).This opportunity will support 3 PCOR K-Scholars for a period of two years to build capacity for the conduct of PCOR to enhance patient-centered care. The mission of the K-Scholars program is to prepare independent investigators to pursue careers focused on translating research evidence into practice and to evaluate the benefits and harms of different strategies and interventions on patient outcomes. For the two years of support, the K12 will provide up to $90,000 towards salary annually. Selected candidates must commit a minimum of 75% of time to research and career development.Candidates must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or have permanent residency status. Eligible applicants will have earned a clinical or research doctorate, including PhD, ScD, DrPH, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DMD, DNS or equivalent doctoral degree. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a commitment to research training. Candidates must be junior-level, full-time UAB faculty OR be able to provide assurance of a staff appointment on or before August 1, 2015. Non-UAB candidates are eligible to apply. Additional eligibility criteria are included with the full Letter of Intent instruction packet, available upon request. Please see the attached flyer for additional information about the program. We would greatly appreciate your help in promoting this opportunity by posting flyers in your area and circulating this announcement to your colleagues and possible candidates.Important Dates:March 2, 2015 – Last day for receipt of letters of intent May 4, 2015 – Full applications due June, 2015 – Interviews of finalists with mentors by the selection committeeAugust 1, 2015 – Start date for Scholars