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Multidiciplinary K12 Urologic Research Career Development Program

Thursday, December 1, 2016

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 K12 Urologic Research Career Development (KURe) program. KURe Scholars will receive salary support up to $140,000 per year for 75% of full professional effort (50% - 75% if a surgical specialty). Research and Career Development Support up to $55,000 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 in April 2017.

For additional information see KURe.medschool.duke.edu  or contact friederike.jayes@duke.edu.