How do you use K01?
- read the complete funding opportunity announcement (FOA) for the K01.
- contact the appropriate program director at the NIDDK to discuss your eligibility. providing Specific Aims and your NIH biosketch will expedite this process.
What is a K01?
The objective of the NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) is to provide salary and research support for a sustained period of “protected time” (3-5 years) for intensive research career development, under the guidance of an experienced mentor, or sponsor in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical …
How many publications do I need for AK award?
– You should have at least 3 published or in-press publications and ideally more than 1 first-author to be competitive. If you don’t have at least 2 publications, this is something your sponsor should address in their letter, ideally with a plan for increasing publications.
Can postdocs apply for K01?
The K01 is NOT designed to support postdoctoral fellows who are simply conducting research previously proposed in the mentor’s research grant, for which the applicant has contributed little original input into the research questions or design.
How long is a K award for?
Candidates must commit a minimum of nine-person months (75% of full-time professional effort) toward conducting research career development activities associated with this award for up to five years.
What does the K stand for in K Award?
Understanding Research Career Development (K) Award Specifics.
What are the different K Awards?
Types of K Awards at NIAID
- Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)
- Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (K08)
- NIAID Career Transition Award (K22)
- Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (K23)
- Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24)
What is AK grant NIH?
K awards provide support for senior postdoctoral fellows or faculty-level candidates. The objective of these programs is to bring candidates to the point where they are able to conduct their research independently and are competitive for major grant support.
What is a NIH K01 award?
NIH Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards (K01) provide support for an intensive, mentored career development experience in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences leading to research independence. NIA uses the K01 to support early stage investigators pursuing career enhancement or career change.
Can a postdoc be a PI on an R01?
In my particular department, it is my understanding that postdocs cannot hold PI or co-PI on an R01-type grant.
How do K awards work?
Budget: At institutions outside of NIH, this award provides salary and research support for up to three years in a mentored position, followed by up to 2 years in an independent position—a total of 5 years of support. Support varies by IC, up to $100k/year for salary plus fringes, and up to $50k for research support.
Can a postdoc be a PI NIH?
Postdocs can be the PI on individual postdoctoral fellowships (NIH F32 Individual Postdoctoral Fellowships, NSF Postdoctoral Fellowships, fellowships from private agencies, etc.)
Does NIH recognize co-PI?
Do not use the term co-PI. Because NIH doesn’t recognize it as a role, it causes confusion since it’s unclear whether you mean PI on a multiple PI award or co-investigator. And that confusion could affect your application; some FOAs have eligibility or level of effort requirements that affect only PIs.
What is a K02?
Independent Scientist Awards (K02) allow investigators time off from teaching or clinical duties to allow them to concentrate efforts on advancing their research career. Three versions of the award are available: Clinical Trial Not Allowed (PA-20-174) Clinical Trial Required (PA-20-171)
Can a PhD student be a PI?
No. Students may not serve as either a Principal Investigator, Mulitple-Principal Investigator, or Co-Principal Investigator.
Can a co-PI be a consultant?
Collaborators always play an active role in the research, and the position is sometimes defined interchangeably with co-investigator or unpaid consultant. As a loose guideline, think of a collaborator as a scientist whose distinct expertise complements the PI, providing unique expertise to the project.
Can you have 2 principal investigators?
Most agencies do not recognize more than one Principal Investigator. Co-Investigator’s are permitted by some funding agencies, but Co-P.I.’s are discouraged.