To be eligible to participate in RAPID, you must:
- Be a research-oriented junior faculty member holding a doctoral degree, such as a PhD, MD, DO, DVM, or transitioning* post-doctoral scholar
- Be from a group underrepresented in the biomedical workforce, including women, persons with disabilities,
underrepresented racial/ethnic minorities, and
individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds
- Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident of the United States
- Have a research focus that is centered on infectious diseases or relevant research methodologies and approaches specific to this area
- Not have yet received an independent NIH research award (R01 type) or a similar award
*Transitioning means that you have or will have received a formal faculty appointment by the time the Summer Institute convenes in July 2023.
In addition to applicants from national pools, we especially encourage applications from within the University of California (UC) system's
UC President's and
San Diego Chancellor's Fellowship Programs and the national network of NIH-supported
Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) programs.
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