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Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 Training Award

  • NIH K12 research career development training award for junior faculty (female or male) who are engaged in interdisciplinary women’s health or sex differences research.
  • 75% (50% for surgical-specialties) salary support (up to $100,000 inclusive of fringe), $25,000 in research, for two years with a possible third year
  • One BIRCWH position will be awarded for this cycle (pending approval from NIH)
  • Must be Assistant Professor with salaried appointment at the University of Minnesota regardless of discipline (in rank ≤ 6 years)
  • Mandatory letters of intent are due August 5, 2015.
  • View Request for Letters of Intent

Powell Center Scholar in Mature Women’s Health

  • The Powell Center Scholar in Mature Women’s Health award is designed to assist a junior faculty (female or male) develop a research career focused on mature (menopausal) women’s health.
  • $35,000 salary support annually for two years (total:  $70,000)
  • Must be Assistant Professor with salaried appointment at the University of Minnesota regardless of discipline (in rank ≤ 6 years)
  • Only one proposal will be awarded for this cycle
  • Mandatory letters of intent are due August 5, 2015.
  • View Request of Letters of Intent  

Research projects that address basic, clinical, translational, epidemiological, and health services are encouraged to apply.

For questions or more information, contact the Powell Center at wmhealth@umn.edu or 612-626-1125.