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Funding Opportunities

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.  
 
At the bottom of this page are some funding opportunities from external sources. If you are interested in finding more 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 or by contacting IRAP@uab.edu
 
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Current Opportunities
  • T32 Fellowship Opportunity

    We are pleased to announce the availability of two fellowship positions for post-doctoral (PhD) and/or clinical (MD) fellows wishing to train in the broad area of heart failure. We seek applicants who are motivated, demonstrate a desire to succeed, and have a long-term commitment to cardiovascular research in an academic environment. This is an ideal opportunity to obtain scientific publications and intellectual development that will lay the foundation for future successful professional development as an independent scientist. UAB's well-established NIH-funded investigators will provide a mentored experience critical to early career development.

    Benefits of participation:

      *  NIH stipend level commensurate with years of experience

      *  Health Insurance

      *  Tuition assistance

      *  Travel funds

      *  Supply funds

    Eligibility:

      *   If currently at UAB, candidate must be in good standing with the institution;

      *   No more than 5 years since having received most recent high level degree (i.e., PhD or MD);

      *   US citizens or permanent residents;

      *   Express a long-term plan and expectation to work as an independent investigator in cardiovascular research broadly related to heart failure;

      *   Commit to meet all obligations of the training program (detailed information to be provided at later date).

    Application process:

    1. Trainee will either approach a mentor or mentor will ask a trainee about creating a research relationship, or either can seek guidance from Program Directors to be matched with a potentially interested counterpart. To see the current list of potential mentors, please contact Megan Pickering at meganpickering@uabmc.edu.

    2. Trainee and Mentor together apply for entry into the program.

    3. Application packet should include:

      • A cover letter signed by both the Trainee and Mentor;
      • A 1 page summary detailing the proposed research;
      • A 1 page summary outlining the Trainee’s short- and long- term research/career goals;
      • Trainee curriculum vitae;
      • Mentor NIH-style biosketch

    Send all of these materials to: meganpickering@uabmc.edu.

    The timeline is as follows:

    Application Due Date: The 28th day of February each year.

    Funding Start Date: April 1st of each year (please note the preferred start date is April 1st, with the last possible start date being July 1st).

    Fellowships are for a duration of up to 2 years.  Continuation of funding beyond the first year is contingent upon review of progress.

    Women, individuals from traditionally disadvantaged groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

    “UAB is an Equal Education Opportunity Institution”.

    Sponsor:
    UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease
    Deadline:
    Friday, February 28, 2020
    Sponsor(s): UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease
  • REACT Scholar Awards - Now Available

    REACT Scholar Awards - Now Available

    Medical Rehab Researchers: Let Us Help You

    Have a research concept that needs a boost to take your science to the next level? The REACT Center, whose mission is to catalyze high-impact clinical trials that will define optimal rehabilitation strategies, now offers Scholar Awards - https://react.center/funding/scholar-awards/  making available funding relating to medical rehabilitation research.

    Sponsor:

    UAB School of Medicine

    Funding Amount(s):

    Up to $15,000

    Deadline:

    March 2020

    Click for Full Details - https://react.center/funding/scholar-awards/

    Sponsor:
    UAB School of Medicine
    Funding Amount(s):
    Up to $15,000
    Deadline:
    Tuesday, March 31, 2020
    Sponsor(s): UAB School of Medicine

External Opportunities