NIMH has announced the posting of a new funding opportunity: Mentored Career Development Award to Build Research Capacity in Global Mental Health (RFA-MH-14-120).

The purpose of the NIMH Mentored Career Development Award to Build Research Capacity in Global Mental Health is to provide support and “protected time” (three
to five years) for an intensive, supervised career development experience that will facilitate the entry of early career investigators into the field of global mental health research and lead to research independence. The NIMH invites applications from advanced postdoctoral and/or recently appointed early research scientists usually with a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree and no more than six years of postdoctoral research experience at the time of application) in biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences who are pursuing global mental health research careers in areas supported by the NIMH.

By the time of award, the individual must be a citizen or a non-citizen national of the US or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence (i.e., possess a currently valid Permanent Resident Card USCIS Form I-551, or other legal verification of such status).

Application due date: October 22, 2013 by 5:00 PM local time of applicant.

The entire announcement can be viewed at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MH-14-120.html

Please contact Dr. LeShawndra Price for more information.