How to Apply

Application to the program will consist of a cover sheet, proof of US citizenship or permanent residency, a one page Personal Statement from the candidate to include career goals and objectives, an 8-10 page research plan, 3 letters of recommendation and the applicant's Curricula Vitae. In addition, the candidate’s primary mentor must submit a Curricula Vitae and a letter that details protected research time for the candidate.

Mentor’s will also be asked to supply a roster of their past and current post-doctoral and junior faculty trainees.  Along with training new translational, physician scientists, the goal of the Department of Pediatrics, Indiana Pediatric Scientist Award (IPSA) Program RFA is to stimulate multi-disciplinary and translational research. The latter is research that seeks to develop and translate laboratory observations to innovative clinical trials or clinically germane observations to investigate at the laboratory/bench. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from investigators who, with this additional support, are likely to obtain extramural peer-reviewed funding.

Interested and eligible investigators should submit their application to:

Julie Carriere, Research Education Program Manager


Application Date:  You may contact us at any time to apply