It’s Time to Write a K24

Daniel Claassen, MD

Midcareer faculty often bemoan the lack of support and time necessary for mentorship, but many aren’t aware that NIH has a mechanism that does exactly that. K24 awards are the NIH’s best-kept secret.

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Even More Cranky

Cranky Reviewer

Bilateral justification is from the devil. It’s a cognitive drain and subtle form of punishment for your reader.

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Don’t Let Your Research Questions Go Out Without PICOTS

Katherine Hartmann, MD, PhD

Specification of PICOTS is the minimum outerwear required to prevent your research question from being caught in a downpour of questions.

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Getting Your Ducks in a Row for that First Big Grant Submission

Aron Parekh, PhD

So you are sailing high with your K career development award ready to pounce on your next grant submission!  But what do you need to reach that next milestone, i.…

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Conveying Institutional Support

The Edge for Scholars

Grant reviewers want to invest in success. When applying for a career development award, you must convey the support of your institution.

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Not that Kind of Selection: Tales of Picking Which Grants to Write

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many grants to write. Choose wisely.

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How to Protect Your Protected Time

Rebecca Helton

A K protects 75% of your effort, but what about that class you teach, or clinic time, or dissertation committees, or...?

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Academic Non-Renewal: Don’t Think it Can’t Happen to You

Dr Liz, PhD

Three years ago this week, I was given my 1-year’s notice that my tenure track Assistant Professor job would be non-renewed.

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Not that Kind of Grant: Tales of Early Career Investigator Grants

Pipette Protagonist, PhD

Spoiler: There are many sources and types of grants.

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Using NIH RePORTER to Find Your Guide

Rebecca Helton

Use Matchmaker to find Program Officials of active grants similar to yours. Here's how.

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