Junior Faculty Training/Mentoring Opportunities
DCI Internal Grant Review Process
CRTEC organizes an Internal Grant Review opportunity with the goal of improving the science and presentation quality of externally submitted grants, while providing mentoring to junior faculty and post-doctoral fellows on grant review and grantsmanship. Grant reviews will take place annually in April, September, and December, approximately two months prior to NIH deadlines. If you would like to take advantage of this service for the April 2023 cycle, please complete this brief form by January 18, 2023. Contact DCITraining@duke.edu with questions.
DCI Pilot Project Funding
The DCI directly supports junior faculty engaged in cancer-related research through pilot project funding. There are two application periods annually. Six to eight projects are funded at $50,000/each annually.
Duke Physician-Scientist Strong Start Awards Program
Supports new laboratory-based physician-scientists as they develop independent research programs.
The Academic DeVelopment, Advocacy, Networking, Coaching, and Education for Underrepresented Populations (ADVANCE-UP) Program supports underrepresented racial and ethnic faculty by creating a sense of community, fostering promotion, and increasing representation in leadership positions.
Leadership Development for Researchers (LEADER) Program
The Duke LEADER program is a 6-month series designed to equip junior faculty researchers with the knowledge and professional competencies to effectively lead dynamic scientific research enterprises, including discovering and developing leadership skills, promoting collaboration, fostering innovation and teamwork, and managing conflict.
Academic Leadership, Innovation, and Collaborative Engagement (ALICE) Program
The ALICE program is for mid-career women faculty in the SOM. It provides in-depth opportunities for leadership skill development, personal reflection and goal setting, peer-mentoring, and structured 360 feedback in a year-long program that focuses on personal leadership skills designed to help individuals more deftly navigate leadership in academic medicine.
Duke Office for Research Mentoring
Offers a variety of mentoring resources for faculty, including a mentor training curriculum, mentoring compact examples, and mentoring assessment resources.