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NCI Physician-Scientist Early Investigator Program (PEIP)
Deadline: November 30, 2021 02:00 PM

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Open Date: May 4, 2021
Review Date: November 30, 2021

Annual call for applications for the Physician-Scientist Early Investigator Program (PEIP), an exciting opportunity for early career physicians dedicated to laboratory bench-to-bedside, health disparities, or clinic-based research.  NCI’s largest intramural program  offers an unparalleled opportunity to build an independent clinical research program with access to plentiful beds at the world’s largest dedicated research hospital and an extensive clinical infrastructure including protocol and regulatory support, nursing, data management, information technology, shared research resources, and a broad range of scientific and clinical expertise.

About the Program 
  • 3 year award - selectees will be appointed for a three-year period
  • Competitive salary commensurate with subspecialty training and experience. 
  • Awardees will be assigned dedicated space, provided with an independent budget including travel and training funds, and given access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, data-management support, animal facilities, core services and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy, protein chemistry and purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics and transgenic and knockout mice. 
  • An attractive Federal Government employee benefits package includes health and life insurance coverage, a retirement savings program and relocation expenses. Student loan repayment is possible through the NIH.  
  • Program participants must develop a research proposal within the first six months in collaboration with a mentor and complete courses focused on leadership/management skills and writing cancer grant applications. Research progress will be reviewed on an annual basis.
Click here to see how to apply, eligibility, and more.

Questions may be directed to: ApplyPEIP@mail.nih.gov 

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