Eligibility and Application Requirementsjed2021-02-08T18:25:43+00:00
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:
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 12, 2021.
Final decisions and notifications will be made February 2021.