Assistant Professors: Apply by March 11 for this mentored research career development opportunity

Published by CTSI on December 20, 2018

CTSI is accepting applications for its Pre-K Discovery Scholars Program, which offers up to three underrepresented in medicine assistant professors with salaried appointments mentorship, oversight, and pilot funds up to $50,000 over two years.

The Pre-K mentored career development program aims to place junior investigators on the path to becoming competitive for NIH K awards. The program requires a primary mentor and CTSI biostat consultation to review the statistical support needs of the proposal.

Salaried faculty with affiliations at the Minneapolis VA Healthcare System, Hennepin Healthcare, Regions Hospital, Children’s Minnesota are eligible for this program as are faculty at University of Minnesota coordinate campuses, though an attendance policy applies to all Scholars in the program.

This is one of seven CTSI career development programs that provide training and education to advance researchers through the career development pipeline.

Review the Pre-K Discovery Scholars RFA and apply by 12pm (noon), Monday, March 11.

Connect with Michelle Lamere, MPA, ACC, Assistant Director, CTSI’s Research Education, Training, and Career Development core with questions at

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