The National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention are making funds available to supplement specific types of research grants to improve the diversity of the research workforce by recruiting and supporting students, postdoctorates, and eligible investigators from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups that have been shown to be underrepresented in health-related research. Due dates vary by awarding IC.
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This report takes a case study approach using six diverse examples of science to policy translation generated by Scholars in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program from 2003 to 2016. Because the HSS program was discontinued in 2017, the Milbank Memorial Fund published these case studies in the hope that many audiences, including students, would use them to learn about the connection between research, decision making, and policy.
PAR-18-324: The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to fund highly innovative and promising research that tests multi-level physical activity intervention programs acting on at least two levels of the socio-ecological model and designed to increase health-enhancing physical activity. Applications due for new applicants October 5, 2018 and June 5 2019. Resubmissions are November 5, 2018 and July 5, 2019.
The University of Oregon’s Sociology Department invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant Professor to begin in fall 2019. We seek candidates specializing in the area of medical sociology/sociology of health and illness and social epidemiology. Application will remain open until position is filled.
The Department of Human Development and Family Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate level to begin August 2019. Application deadline is April 30, 2019.
PA-18-856 (R01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed), PA-18-112 (R21, Clinical Trial Not Allowed).This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages innovative research to enhance the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical activity. Standard NIH Deadlines Apply.
Short-term Mentored Career Enhancement Awards in Mobile and Wireless Health Technology and Data AnalyticsChristine Bachrach
PAR-18-882, clinical trial required: The goal of the program is to support the development of research capability in mobile and wireless health technology. Special emphasis will be given to independent behavioral and social sciences investigators who seek to train in a STEM discipline or to STEM scientists who which to train in a behavioral and social science discipline. Application due July 12, 2019, July 12, 2020. See PAR-18-881 for the version where clinical trial is not allowed.
PA-16-165 (R01) This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose to evaluate policies or large scale programs that are expected to influence obesity related behaviors (e.g., dietary intake, physical activity, or sedentary behavior) and/or weight outcomes have the potential to prevent or reduce rates of obesity. Standard NIH application deadlines apply.
PAR-18-789; NIOSH supports exploratory and developmental research projects (R21) that identify and address novel scientific ideas or new model systems, tools, or technologies with the potential for significant impact on occupational safety and health. Application due July 19, 2018 for new applications and August 10 for resubmission and revision applications. For future dates through November 2023, standard NIH dates apply.