Multidisciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program (KURe-K12)

Funding opportunity for Duke junior faculty, fellows, and postdocs

September 18, 2018

The KURe program is open to all types of disciplines, clinicians and non-clinicians with doctoral degrees.

Letter of Intent (Required) Due: 15 Oct, 2018
Applications Due: 01 Nov, 2018

The KURe is seeking qualified clinical, translational, and basic science researchers from diverse disciplines who are interested in building an independent research career using collaborative, multidisciplinary approaches to benign urological research questions. MDs, DOs, PhDs and MD/PhDs (junior faculty, fellows, and postdocs) from any department and interested in research applicable to benign urology may apply to the KURe program. KURe Scholars will receive mentoring and salary support up to $100,000 per year for 75% of full professional effort (50% - 75% if a surgical specialty). Research and Career Development Support up to $40,000 per year will be provided for research supplies, equipment and technical personnel, tuition and fees related to didactic courses or career development, and travel to research meetings.

Scholars are expected to publish and apply for independent grant funding by year 3. Maximum support is for 5 years. There is currently one open position. The target date to appoint the new KURe Scholar is January 2019. For additional information see KURe.medschool.duke.edu  or contact friederike.jayes@duke.edu or cindy.amundsen@duke.edu.