Mentored Clinical & Translational Research Career Development Awards - Track 1

These research career development opportunities provide funding for junior faculty (Instructor or Assistant Professor) with doctoral degrees to devote the majority of their effort to clinical or translational research and training for 2 to 3 years.

  • Each scholar must be supervised by a primary mentor and a designated co-mentor.
  • Many scholars will participate in Einstein’s Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP), a CTSA-funded curriculum in clinical research methods leading to the M.S. degree, or similar didactic training.
  • In addition to salary support for the Scholar, up to $15,000 per year will be available for research training and research related expenses.

Fast Facts:

  • Career Development Awards (CDAs) are sponsored by a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) from the NIH and the Einstein/Montefiore Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
  • Awards include salary support for the Scholar plus additional funding for research training and research related expenses.
  • Scholars must be supervised by a primary mentor, who should be willing to devote significant effort to mentoring activities during the period of this award, and a designated co-mentor.
  • Many Scholars will participate in Einstein’s flagship Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP), a CTSA-funded curriculum in clinical research methods leading to the M.S. degree, or similar didactic training.

 

Applying for a Mentored Career Development Award

Qualified candidates are encouraged to submit an application for a Mentored Career Development Award.

  • Applicants must have a research or health-professional doctoral degree or its equivalent, and be able to commit a minimum of 9 calendar months (75%) of full-time professional effort for career development and research activities associated with the program. 
  • The remaining 3 calendar months’ (25%) effort can be divided among other research, clinical and teaching activities only if these activities are consistent with the proposed goals of the KL2 program. 
NIH’s KL2 Grants

KL2 awards provide institutional support for mentored research career development to clinical investigators who have recently completed professional training and who are commencing basic, translational and/or clinical research.

Learn more about NIH’s CTSA grants.   

We encourage applications from members of underserved and under-represented minority and ethnic populations.

To View the Current Request for Applications click here . 

Apply Now for a Mentored/Track 1 Award.

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