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Multi-disciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program

The KURe is a K12 Institutional Training Grant for talented MDs, PhDs, and MD/PhDs from diverse disciplines that are interested in benign urological diseases and are interested to develop the skills necessary to initiate and sustain an independent research career in benign urological research. 

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Open Scholar Position On The KURe-K12 Career Development Award at Duke



Funding opportunity for Duke junior faculty, fellows, and postdocs

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

The KURe 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 or contact or

  •  This is a funding opportunity for junior faculty, fellows, or postdocs at Duke.
  • This Career Development Award (NIH-K12 mechanism) is administered by Duke.
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  • This grant supports multidisciplinary approaches and therefore applicants can be from any discipline/department/program/school at Duke.

Save The Date:

April 26, 2019

Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day 2019


Past Research Days:

2018 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day

2017 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day

2016 Multidisciplinary Benign Urology Research Day