Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship

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Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation Faculty Research Fellowship

HMS Deadline:   March 19, 2018

Number of HMS Nominations: 1

Applications Accepted From:  Faculty at Harvard Medical School and HMS affiliated hospitals.

Note: HMS Faculty at affiliated hospitals must apply through the Foundation Funds

Description:  The intent of the Grunebaum Foundation is to provide support to junior Harvard Medical School faculty members with a demonstrated commitment to an academic career in cancer research.   A Commitment by the department chair to the applicant’s career development is expected. The faculty member to be funded by the Grunebaum Foundation will be selected annually by a Harvard Medical School faculty committee in consultation with one or more Trustees of the Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation.

Amount of Support: $40,000 (total costs) for a period of one year

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be within the first 5 years of their faculty appointment in basic or translational cancer research.
  • Faculty members who already have R01 NIH or comparable funding are not eligible to apply.
  • The Grunebaum Foundation stipulates that not more than 10% of this $40,000 faculty award will be charged to Facilities and Administration.
  • Applications for a second year extension will be considered.          

Applications must be submitted online by Monday, March 19, 2018 by 11:30 pm. 
Late applications will not be accepted.

To Apply:

  1. Go to the Harvard University Funding Portal
  2. Fill out the online application.  Each section must be completed in its entirety for your information to be saved.
  3. Attach the following documents as a single PDF:
  • A nominating letter from your department or division head.
  • A letter of interest describing their personal commitment to a career as a physician-scientist.
  • A summary of their proposed research project (not to exceed three pages).
  • A Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Style requirements:

  • Font size must be 11 points or larger.
  • Type may be no more than six lines per inch.
  • All copies will be printed in black and white, no exceptions.
  • Applicants must adhere to the above requirements in order for the application to be reviewed by the selection committee. Additional letters or materials will not be reviewed.

Questions regarding this announcement or proposal submission can be directed to Clare Lamont (617-432-7463, clare_lamont@hms.harvard.edu

Karin Grunebaum Cancer Research Foundation