CIHR Research Excellence, Diversity, and Independence (REDI) Early Career Transition Award

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The CIHR Research Excellence, Diversity, and Independence (REDI) Early Career Transition Award will facilitate the transition of promising researchers who self-identify as Black (any gender) or racialized women into independent research faculty positions in Canadian academic, health system and research institutions.

DeadlinesRequired Steps

Friday, February 24, 2023

Submit your Expression of Interest (EOI)

Eligibility: researchers (Nominated Principal Applicants-NPA) who self-identify as Black (any gender) or racialized women; NPAs may be postdoctoral researchers, clinicians, research associates or scholars who were recently awarded their PhD or are expecting to complete it by summer.
The Primary Mentor must be an independent researcher with an academic appointment and be either the NPA’s current supervisor or a principal investigator who will function as the NPA’s Primary Mentor for their Phase 1 REDI project.

Additional information application requirements, eligibility, requirements of mentors etc. can be found via the funding opportunity in ResearchNet and on the FAQ page.

Expression of Interest (EOI): Researchers who intend to apply for a CIHR REDI Award must submit an internal EOI no later than Feb 24th in order to access important application support. 

NOTE: This is a highly competitive opportunity with an involved application process for both the postdoctoral applicant and their mentors. Western Research and SGPS will be providing application development support for interested applicants and supervisors. 

Questions: Please direct questions to Mihaela Harmos (Postdoctoral Services Coordinator, School of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies) for questions related to the application process and Alexandra Levine (Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Decolinization Research Officer) for questions related to equity, diversity and inclusion.

Please contact Karen Kueneman if you intend to apply as a mentor.

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