The Center for Skeletal Research (CSR), based in the Endocrine Unit at MGH, and funded by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (NIAMS) is announcing a request for JUNIOR Pilot and Feasibility Research proposals ($30,000/year). This announcement is directed to Junior faculty proposing highly focused Skeletal Biology research projects with the goal of generating preliminary data sufficient to support an application for independent NIH research support. Awardees will be expected to present progress to CSR members biannually and provide a written annual report.
LETTER OF INTENT DUE MONDAY JUNE 28, 2021 5PM EST
Letter of intent should include
- a 250 word abstract
- a 150 word statement of eligibility
- an NIH style biosketch including all other support.
Please submit in a single PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the subject line include your last name and “P30P+F LOI” eg: SmithP30P+F LOI
THOSE INVITED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING WILL BE INFORMED BY FRIDAY JULY 2, 2021
Eligibility is based on the criteria listed below:
- Awardees of K grants in their first 3 years of K funding, who have at least 12 months remaining on the award (cannot receive salary from the P&F per NIH guidelines).
- Awardees of other career development awards with at least 12 months remaining on the award.
Applicants who are not U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents must have active visas permitting them to remain in the U.S. for the full period of the proposed research.
IACUC/IRB approval must be received prior to funding. Per NIAMS rules, interventional human studies are not allowed.