Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, 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, 2019, applicants must: hold a tenure-eligible appointment (or equivalent, if institution does not follow a tenure system) at the rank of assistant professor (Appointments such as research assistant professor, adjunct assistant professor, assistant professor research track, visiting professor, or instructor are not eligible; Applicants that have progressed to associate
professor appointments are also not eligible.); Have held a tenure-eligible assistant professor appointment for no more than three years (i.e., cannot have held a tenure-eligible appointment prior to July 1, 2016); and work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.
If eligibility is based on a future position, the position must be confirmed at the time of submission, and CANNOT be contingent upon receiving this grant.
If the future position is at a different institution than the applicant's current institution, the applicant must contact AACR's Scientific Review and Grants Administration Department (AACR's SRGA) at firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting their Letter of Intent for information on additional verification materials/signatures that may be required.