The Career Development Award in Liver Transplantation is a two-year award of $90,000 ($45,000/year) designed to foster career development for an individual performing clinical and/or translational research in the field of liver transplantation and who has shown commitment to excellence in the field at an early stage of his or her career. The award is intended to support a junior faculty member in the development of liver transplant research so that further funding can be obtained.
In order to be eligible for this award, the applicant must meet the following criteria:
Award period: July 1, 2015 - June 30, 2017
One award of $90,000 will be provided over two years ($45,000 per year). Recipient may only use funds for salary support or for technical support/laboratory supplies. No indirect costs are provided. It is expected that additional funds are available to the investigator in order to carry out the proposed research. This award is intended to support the recipient’s continued research.
Funds will be issued to the recipient's institution and are not transferable to another recipient or another institution. AASLD must approve any award transfer to an institution other than the sponsoring institution listed on the application.
Scientific progress and financial reports must be sent to AASLD at the end of the first award year and within 60 days of completion of the award. Funding of the second year of the award is contingent upon receipt of first year reports.
The Liver Meeting
The award recipient is strongly encouraged to both attend and present their work at The Liver Meeting®.
Candidates will be evaluated based upon their background, their commitment to a research career, the strength of their research project and the environment in which they will conduct this project.
Applications will be reviewed based on the written materials submitted. Incomplete applications and applications that fail to adhere strictly to the instructions (including the submission deadline and page limitations) will not be reviewed. All decisions are final.
Download Application (PDF)
The submission deadline for this fellowship is 11:59 PM EST, December 4, 2014.
Submit application in a single PDF file named as follows: Last name, First initial - award name
Example (Smith, J - Career Dev.)
One copy of the complete application must be mailed to AASLD addressed as follows:
AASLD - Career Development Award/1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 400/Alexandria, VA 22314
Applicants may only submit for one (1) AASLD award or fellowship per year.
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