Eligibility and Application Requirements
- Status as a pre-doctoral student (completed at least 3 years of program), postdoctorate or assistant professor with no history of NIH funding and/or has not previously competed successfully as PI for a substantial NIH independent research award
- An expressed commitment to pursue a career in drug abuse research that can benefit Hispanics, whether as a bench scientist or as a behavioral science investigator
- Preliminary evidence of scientific scholarship such as publications in peer-reviewed journals
- A personal statement that identifies research goals and preparedness to actively participate in a research program aimed at becoming an independent NIH investigator.
MATERIALS TO SUBMIT:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Statement of research interests and career objectives. This will be used by the admissions committee as a statement of the particular areas of interest and expertise of the applicant. Please include:
- Long term career goals
- How a fellowship with the eIRTI will assist you in achieving these career goals
- What area(s) you would plan to conduct research in while an eIRTI fellow
- A particular aim or hypothesis you would want to investigate
- A brief description of your methodological research approach
- Your suggestion on what area or topic (i.e. statistics, epidemiology, etc.) you would benefit most from during the eIRTI Summer Training Institute
- 2 letters of recommendation to the eIRTI Selection Committee
- Completed application form
- eIRTI admissions committee will be accepting applications through February 17, 2023.
- Final decisions and notifications will be made March 2023.
- The 2023 Summer Training will take place June 5-11, 2023 in Los Angeles, CA.