September 15 2022
NRG Oncology is currently seeking applications for the NRG Health Equity Fellowship.
The NRG Oncology Health Equity Fellowship Program trains selected early-stage investigators in the NRG Oncology system by means of a structured mentorship experience, with particular emphasis given to the recruitment of researchers from underrepresented groups. Our vision is to have at least one scholar for every disease site we study.
Application Submission Deadline: September 19, 2022
Awards Announced: October 19, 2022
Award: $50,000 ($25,000 per year for two years. Year two award contingent on satisfactory progress in year one.)
Fellowship Start: January 1, 2023
Eligibility criteria for interested early-stage researchers (Fellows) includes:
- Medical, surgical, gynecologic, or radiation oncologists or PhD prepared researchers who have completed fellowship/postdoc training. Anyone who has not been a principal investigator/co-principal investigator on a clinical trial/NIH R level grant within the past 10 years is eligible.
- Must have previous experience within NRG Oncology or make a future commitment to do so.
- Strong desire to develop a research career, with special priority given to those in an underserved community or addressing a health disparity.
- Must have support from their institution/employer for the program (protected time, access to research resources, etc.) A commitment of at least 10% FTE to this program.
- Priority will be given to individuals from underrepresented populations as defined by NIH (https://diversity.nih.gov/about-us/population-underrepresented)
Click here to download the NRG Health Equity Fellowship Application.
Please submit this application and all relevant materials to Fellowships@NRGOncology.org.
Eligibility criteria for interested Senior Mentors who would like to be a part of the Fellowship program:
- Medical, surgical, gynecologic or radiation oncologists or PhD prepared researchers with at least 5 years of experience with NRG Oncology or another NCI-sponsored cooperative group.
- Must be willing to make a commitment of at least two years to participate in the mentorship program.
- Has served as a principal investigator/co-principal Investigator for a completed NCI-sponsored cooperative group trial or a R level NIH grant
- Must have support from their institution/employer for the program (adequate time, access to clinical research resources, etc.).
Click here to download the NRG Health Equity Mentor Application.
Please submit this application and all relevant materials to Fellowships@NRGOncology.org.Click here for more information on the NRG website