AACR Inviting Applications for Midcareer Female Investigator Grant

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is one of the world’s oldest and largest professional organisations dedicated to advancing cancer research. Its mission is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication and collaboration.

The AACR-Bristol-Myers Squibb Midcareer Female Investigator Grant represents a joint effort to encourage and support mid-career female physician-scientists and researchers to conduct immunooncology research and to foster their career advancement toward becoming a senior investigator. Research projects may be translational and/or clinical in nature with a focus on immuno-oncology.

The grant provides funding of $225,000 over three years for expenses related to the research project, which may include salary and benefits of the grant recipient and any collaborators, postdoctoral or clinical research fellows, graduate students, and/or research assistants; research/laboratory supplies; equipment; publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project; and other research expenses (indirect costs not permitted).

Applicants must have a medical or doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. Applicants must have received their first NIH R01 (or equivalent) award within the past 10 years. Applications will be accepted from independent investigators who are affiliated with an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.

There are no citizenship or geographic requirements. Applicants applying from an institution located within a country where she is not a citizen or permanent resident, by submitting an application for this grant, assures that her visa status will provide sufficient time to complete the project and grant term at the institution from which they applied.

AACR membership is required. Non-members interested in this grant opportunity must submit a satisfactory application for AACR Associate Membership by the deadline.

Applications must be submitted by the 19 November 2019 deadline.

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