2021-22 Stars Career Development Award – Registration
Memorial Deadline: No RGCS review required for the Registration
External Deadline: Friday 28th, May 2021
Due to the terms of the program, interested applicants must contact their Associate Deans or Grant Facilitators prior to submission of the Registration to confirm whether the Host Institution Commitment can be met for the program. Applicants must have a commitment from their Faculty Dean that includes: Institutional support (suitable lab/research space, resources and support, etc.); a minimum of 80% protected research time for the duration of the award; the 3 additional years of equivalent research and salary support (at an appropriate rank and salary beyond the term of this award) as well as adequate infrastructure and physical space.
The Stars Career Development award has been created to firmly establish the career of early career investigators. This salary and research funding represents a three (3) year commitment by the Arthritis Society, together with an additional three (3) year commitment by the applicant’s Host Institution. The program is intended to promote creativity in all domains of arthritis-related research responsive to the Arthritis Society’s strategic priorities. Applicants should review the Arthritis Society’s new Strategic Plan 2020-2025: Accelerating Impact – Research Strategy which aims to identify research avenues that focus on areas of highest priority to patients and achieve the highest levels of scientific excellence and rigour.
Additional information can be found at the Arthritis Society Website.