Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in the Basic Behavioral and Social Sciences: Cross-Training at the Intersection of Animal Models and Human Investigation (K18)

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA), issued by the NIH Basic Behavioral & Social Science Opportunity Network (OppNet), invites applications for short-term mentored career enhancement (K18) awards in basic behavioral and social sciences research (b-BSSR).

This funding mechanism will support

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development of research capability in b-BSSR, with specific emphasis on cross-training and establishing collaborations between researchers with expertise in animal models of basic behavioral and social processes and those studying similar or related processes in human subjects.

Basic research using any non-human species or with human subjects in laboratory- or field-based settings is appropriate for this FOA.

Eligible candidates for this K18 will be either:
(a) scientists conducting b-BSSR in animal models who seek training in the study of similar or related behavioral or social processes in humans; or (b) investigators conducting b-BSSR in human subjects who seek training in the study of similar or related processes in animal models.

Candidates may be at any rank or level of research/academic development beyond three years of postdoctoral experience.

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Agency: Department of Health and Human Services

Office: National Institutes of Health

Estimated Funding: $1,000,000


Who's Eligible


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-14-002.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/nihgps_2010/nihgps_ch16.htm#_Toc271265275

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DA-14-002.html

Contact:
NIH OER WebmasterFBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Agency Email Description:
If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact the NIH OER Webmaster

Agency Email:
FBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Date Posted:
2013-03-01

Application Due Date:
2013-12-11

Archive Date:
2014-01-11



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