RFA for CTSA KL2 and ITMAT Scholarship

We are pleased to announce a request for applications from Junior Faculty who are interested in pursuing an education program with funding provided by the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT).

CTSA KL2 Mentored Career Development Award​

ITMAT Scholarship

  Applications are typically due each October for the following July. Contact us to learn more.


Early career investigators are supported for 2 years while they:

  1. Engage in a research project
  2. Complete an education program
    • Master of Science in Translational Research (MTR)
      • For trainees pursuing a T1 research project testing basic research findings for clinical effect (i.e. preclinical, first in human, proof of concept, phase 1) and whose research is focused on the elucidation of mechanistic and therapeutic aspects of disease processes.
    • Master of Science in Regulatory Science (MSRS)
      • For trainees developing new tools, standards and approaches to assess the safety, efficacy, quality and performance of FDA regulated products with a focused emphasis on regulation.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Rachel Bastian, Administrative Director for Education,
to discuss which program is best aligned with their learning objectives and career goals.

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Positions are open to junior faculty in the first 2 years of their faculty appointment as of July 1, 2018 in the Medical, Dental, Veterinary, and Nursing Schools; this includes Assistant Professors, Instructors, and Research Associates.

  • KL2 applicants must be US citizens or have permanent resident status.
  • KL2 applicants must not have an application for any other NIH mentored career development award (e.g. K08, K23) under review at the time of application (10/20/17) up until appointment (7/1/18).

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Available Funding

  • KL2 Scholars will receive salary support commensurate with 80% effort (capped at $90,000) plus benefits in addition to $25,000 for research supplies, which can be used to pay tuition.
  • ITMAT Scholars may receive partial salary support.

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Apply Now!

Only one application is required for both the chosen educational program and associated funding awards. All eligible applicants who apply during the fall application cycle are considered for funding awards.

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If you have any questions, please contact:
Administrative Director, Rachel Bastian, MSEd
Program Director, Emma Meagher, MD

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