Author: Charlotte Anthony | Category: Around Campus | May 20, 2015
The Institute for
Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS) at the UT Health Science Center
is soliciting applications for the Mentored Research Career Development (KL2) Program.
Due to the success of a current KL2 scholar, the IIMS will have a
new two-year KL2 Scholar position available starting September 1, 2015. Applications
for this NIH funded position are due Monday, July 6.
The KL2 program targets early
career faculty who have a professional doctoral degree or individuals who are
completing postdoctoral training with an impending academic appointment. Qualified
candidates will hold a doctoral health professional degree, Ph.D. or equivalent
degree, and have keen interest in careers that focus on clinical and/or
Applicants are sought from all UT Systems Schools in
San Antonio – UT Health Science Center, University of Texas at San Antonio,
University of Texas College of Pharmacy (San Antonio campus), and University of
Texas School of Public Health.
KL2 Scholars are selected on a
competitive basis and will embark on a two-year program of intensive training in
clinical and/or translational science research, combining an innovative
educational program with mentored clinical/translational science research.
Thus, early career faculty from diverse groups including physicians,
epidemiologists, behavioral scientists, biostatisticians, pharmacologists,
dentists, nurses, psychologists, engineers, and others are sought for a two-year
training program in mentored research.
A minimum of 75 percent effort is required
for each year of participation. Successful candidates will receive up to
$100,000/year salary as well as limited research and travel support.
Completion of the program will uniquely position each KL2 Scholar for a
leadership role as an independent clinical/ translational science investigator
in academic medicine, industry, or government.
All application materials and
information documents are available online at http://iims.uthscsa.edu/ed_kl2_App_Info.html.
For questions on the program,
please contact KL2 Director, Jose E. Cavazos, M.D., Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Interviews will be tentatively
scheduled Friday, August 6 (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.) or August 10 (2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.)
Please contact Kathlynn Wray (email@example.com) if you have application questions.
Applicants must be U.S.
Citizens or have permanent resident status. UTHSCSA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
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