Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

VMI Postdoctoral Scholar Award

What: The VMI Postdoctoral Scholar Award is a 12-month pilot grant of $15k per year in direct costs to provide support for up to 3 HVI/VMI postdoctoral researchers to develop preliminary data for competitive extramural proposals (F or K equivalent). Funds can be used to support research supplies and/or salary. Please note that this award mechanism cannot be used to provide additional funding for the faculty mentor’s projects.

Who: HVI/VMI eligible postdocs without current federal support at time of award. It is expected that the applicant would be in the HVI/VMI for a year prior to applying.

How: Application must include in a single PDF:

Review Process: each application to be reviewed by 3 HVI/VMI faculty members and awarded on a competitive basis.

Due Date: March 15, 2018 at 5:00pm

Expected start date of funding: July 1st, 2018

Applications are to be submitted electronically, as a single PDF file, to Dorothy Voith, MS, MBA, Administrative Director, VMI, (voithdm@upmc.edu), with a cc to Andy Stephany, Administrator, VMI, (ars70@pitt.edu) by 5:00pm on March 15, 2018.  No exceptions will be made to the receipt date.

Questions about the program should be directed to Elena Goncharova, PhD (eag59@pitt.edu), and Brett Kaufman, PhD (bkauf@pitt.edu).