The Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging is now accepting applications for a Junior Faculty Development position funded by the Arkansas Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Grant awarded from HRSA. The due date for applications is Friday, May 14, 2021.
Eligibility: Individuals eligible to receive the award must have a junior (non-tenured) faculty appointment at the accredited school of medicine, nursing, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, public health or another allied health discipline.
Application: Eligible applicants will complete and submit the following to email@example.com:
- Application (Attachment A)
- a 1-page abstract (Attachment B) that will include: a short biography, short and long-term career goals, how this career development award will facilitate accomplishing their goals, any special projects proposed and plans for dissemination of their award experiences
- a recent curriculum vitae
- a signed letter of endorsement from the applicant’s college dean
Award Process: The application for 2021 will be due May 14, 2021 and the award will be made by June 11, 2021 for a start date of July 1, 2021 (end date June 30, 2022). A team of three interdisciplinary senior geriatric faculty will score the applications with a standardized rubric (attachment C) and the top scoring applicant will be offered the award.
Award: $25,000 (salary and benefits) plus expenses to attend one national geriatric specialty meeting (prior approval from AGEC Director required).
Expectations: 1) regularly attends the AGEC sponsored Webinars; 2) attends and gives input and an update on geriatric experiences at the AGEC quarterly partner meetings; 3) develops and presents at one Webinar on an approved geriatric topic; 4) Optional: Prepares an abstract for submission to a national meeting; and 5) completes a capstone report about the experience as a Geriatric Junior Faculty Development Awardee due 30 days after the end of the award.