The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) encourages applications for independent scientist awards. This announcement is made together with 12 other components of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The purpose of the award is to foster the development of outstanding scientists and enable them to expand their potential to make significant contributions to their field of research. The award provides 3, 4, or 5 years of salary support and "protected time" for newly independent scientists who can demonstrate the need for a period of intensive research focus as a means of enhancing their research careers.
For more information, potential applicants should contact Dr. Stephen Korn, Director, Training and Career Development, NINDS; telephone: 301-496-4188; e-mail: NINDStrainingoffice@ninds.nih.gov. For a more detailed description of this announcement, visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-527.html.