2012 Request for Applications: Clinician-Scientist Program

1. Program Objective

This Request for Applications (RFA) is intended to support research for Clinician-Scientists initiating a career as an investigator/junior faculty in prostate cancer research.

2. Mechanisms of Support

  • The Clinician-Scientist Award has a length of 2 years and a value of $150,000/year

3. Program Eligibility

In order to apply for this award, applicants must:

  • have five years or less of service as an independent investigator within the area of prostate cancer research
  • possess an M.D. degree or equivalent
  • be licensed to practice medicine in Canada
  • be nominated by a hospital-affiliated research institution
  • candidates who are currently in training must start as faculty in July 2012 in order to be eligible to apply

4. Applications

To apply, applicants must fill out an online application form which will be found on the Prostate Cancer Canada website on January 3, 2012.

5. Important Dates

Competition Opens: January 3, 2012

Applications Deadline: March 15, 2012 at 5p.m. EST

Notice of Decision: June 29, 2012

Funding Start Date: July 3, 2012

6. Contact

Joanne Reynolds
Prostate Cancer Canada 
2 Lombard Street, 3rd Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5C 1M1
416-441-2131 Ext.  226

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