Transition to Independent Environmental Health Research (TIEHR) Career Award (K01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) PAR-18-291

Award Info:

Candidates for this award must have a clinical or research doctorate (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree), or a combined clinical and research doctoral degree. Candidates must be within 3 years of their appointment to their first independent faculty position at the time of submission (receipt date) of the application. Candidates whose position is not tenure track must demonstrate institutional commitment and include documentation from the institution that the candidate has independent laboratory and/or other space, and that the position satifies the other criteria for independence.


The Transitions to Independent Environmental Health (TIEHR) Career Award is a 3-year bridge scholar development program for newly independent faculty who intend to pursue research careers in environmental health sciences. At the conclusion of the career development period the candidates are expected to demonstrate they can successfully compete for research funding in the environmental health sciences. This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is designed specifically for applicants proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or an ancillary study to a clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor.