The AACR Career Development Awards in Lung Cancer Research are funded by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and support early-career investigators in lung cancer research. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. At the start of the grant term on July 1, 2023, applicants must:
- Hold a faculty position with the title of assistant professor, instructor, research assistant professor, or the equivalent
- Applicants with a medical degree must have completed their most recent doctoral degree or medical residency (or equivalent) – whichever date is later – within the past 11 years.
- Have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past 11 years (i.e., degree cannot have been conferred before July 1, 2012; the formal date of receipt of doctoral degree is the date the degree was conferred as indicated on their diploma and/or transcript)
- Have independent laboratory space as confirmed by their institution.
- Work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world
- Active AACR members
The award provides 250,000 USD over 2 years and does not cover indirect costs.
Applications are due on January 5, 2023.