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  • Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) Research Education Training and Career Development (RETCD) KL2 Program

    Junior faculty members at the MD or PhD level from a wide variety of disciplines at Emory University, Morehouse School of Medicine, or Georgia Institute of Technology who are committed to an academic career in clinical and/or translational research and who have excellent potential to become an independent clinical investigator are encouraged to apply to the KL2 – Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars (MCTRS) Program. The KL2 award provides support for didactic and mentored research training for junior faculty members committed to a career in clinical investigation. KL2 award recipients must devote 75% professional effort to the program. Applicants who are successfully funded will receive salary support, a KL2 technical budget ($25,000 per year) for research costs and tuition, and some salary support for the KL2 scholar’s Lead Mentor. KL2 scholars accepted into the program will receive a total of 75% salary support for 75% effort in the program. Partial or matching salary support from the applicant’s Division, Department or other non-federal sources is highly encouraged but not required.

    The KL2 - Mentored Clinical and Translational Research Scholars (MCTRS) Program is supported by the Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI/NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).

    Please see the program’s website, for more details. Please note that all MSM applications should be sent directly to jali@msm.edu.  Interested applicants are urged to contact Jacquelyn Ali (jali@msm.edu) or (404) 752-1780.

    Click here for specific instructions for MSM applicants.