Apply for the Johns Hopkins Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 Program by April 1

The Johns Hopkins Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH) K12 program is accepting applications for the 2020 cycle. BIRCWH was established to develop highly qualified, independent investigators to conduct women’s health and sex gender differences research.

The program provides 3 core strength areas:

  • diseases specific to women (e.g. women’s cancer and reproductive biology)
  • sex and gender differences in disease expression (e.g. immunology, neuroscience, cardiovascular and genetics)
  • social determinants of women’s health and disparities (e.g. violence against women, trauma, addictions and poverty)

The award is expected to consist of salary support up to $100,000 (75% effort) and fringe and up to $22,500 for research support and scholarly travel. The scholar position is a junior faculty appointment and lasts for a maximum of 2 years– support is contingent on performance and continued funding.

Applicants must have a full-time faculty appointments at the university when applying for the award.

The application deadline is Wednesday, April 1, 2020 by 11:59 pm.

For more information, contact Karla McCarthy at kmccarthy@jhu.edu or visit the links below.

Links:

Request for Applications

Application Requirements

BIRCWH Program FAQ