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ADA: Pathway to Stop Diabetes: Accelerator Awards (ACC)

Pathway Accelerator awards are intended to provide flexible, long-term salary and research support to early career researchers who are proposing innovative and ambitious diabetes-related research programs, and who have distinguished themselves as exceptionally talented and promising research investigators.

Candidates will be identified through institutional nominations.

Applicants must hold independent faculty positions and have demonstrated independent productivity in diabetes research. Applicants may currently hold independent NIH funding (K or R awards, including an initial NIH R01) but must not have applied for, or received, an NIH R01 renewal or a second R01 award.

Applicants must hold a MD, PhD, DMD, DO, PharmD, DVM or an equivalent health- or science-related degree. Candidate's appointment at the Sponsoring Institution must be full-time. Institutional certification of permission to work within the USA will be required prior to activation of the award.

USC is allowed a maximum of one nomination for any one of the Pathway Program Award types: Initiator, Accelerator or Visionary. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send by June 1, 2015, via email to Richard White(whitejrw@mailbox.sc.edu), a two-page (max)summary of candidate's suitability for award and appropriate department-level institutional support including allocation of 75% of candidates total time and effort to research during award period;commitment to candidate's long term development; and specific career course expectations. In addition to the 2-page summary, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

ADA indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full nomination is due by July 1, 2015 . For more information: http://www.diabetes.org/pathway/program/grant-information.html#accelerator

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