Applicants must planning an academic career and:
- be a physician holding the M.D. or D.O. degree
- have completed postgraduate residency training in obstetrics-gynecology
- if the candidate has chosen to subspecialize, be in the final research year of postdoctoral fellowship training in obstetrics and gynecology
- identify an approved mentor or mentors with extensive research experience
- be able to devote at least 9 person months (equivalent to 75 percent) of full-time professional effort conducting research and research career development
- not be or have been a PD/PI on an R01, R29 or subproject of a Program Project (P01), Center (P50, P60, U54) grant, independent mentored career development (K-series) grants, or other equivalent research grant awards. Although individuals who are or were PD/PIs on NIH Small Grants (i.e., R03s) or Exploratory/Developmental Grants (i.e., R21s) may be eligible providing they meet the other eligibility requirements
- be a U.S. citizen or noncitizen national, or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence and possess a Permanent Resident Card (USCIS Form I-551) or some other verification of legal admission as a permanent citizen. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible.
Successful applicants will have training in clinical research methods, a clear research agenda, the potential to obtain independent research funding, and evidence of publication in peer-reviewed journals. The selection process will emphasize talent, commitment to women's health, potential fit with our strengths, and diversity.
We are seeking applicants who share a passion for research and have the potential to become leaders in women’s reproductive health research.