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Funding for new faculty [closed]

looking for advice on what factors do granting agencies such as NIH takes into account while funding new researchers. I am set to start as a new faculty soon. My Post-doc was short because of the ...
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Can you charge open access fees (e.g., publishing in a PLOS journal) to an NIH grant?

Question is in the title. I have researched this myself and this part of the NIH FAQ seems to indicate the answer is "Yes" https://publicaccess.nih.gov/faq.htm#810 However, I don't know exactly what ...
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Is age a factor when applying for federally-funded pre-doctoral fellowships (such as NIH's F-31 grant)?

I have seen a number of postings along the lines of "Am I too old for tenure track?". While the consensus was "no," I am suspicious of the meritocracy holding for F grants. These are training grants ...
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My R01 application was re-assigned to a study section that doesn't seem like a good fit (NIH)

I submitted my first ever R01 application a few weeks ago and indicated that it be assigned to a specific study section (let's call it study section A). Yesterday, I received an email from the chief ...
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What is a “forward-looking word”? [closed]

My PI AT A UNIVERSITY has decided that words like "confirmation" are "incremental". Thus, they are banished from all our NIH proposals, which we write and submit 100% WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF RESEARCH ...
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Is it appropriate to ask for a $220k piece of equipment on an ESI R01 application to the NIH?

I'm an early stage investigator (ESI) working on an NIH-R01 application where I am proposing a good amount of experiments that necessitate this piece of equipment that costs $220,000. This piece of ...
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Post-doc applications

I am having terrible experiences with my PhD program. I have no feedback and no supervision on anything. I have been working with other people in other departments so that I can get proper training ...
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access to an NIH study

I am trying to start a research using a study mentioned in a biometrics paper. The paper only provides the NIH study number but without the dataset. The study number starts as MH so, to be specific, ...
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NIH grants - moving to another institution as PI [closed]

If you submit an NIH grant (e.g. RO1) as PI and then move to another institution prior to study section review, or after an award is made, what are your options under both scenarios? Also, what is ...
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If I'm key personnel on an NIH grant . . . can I put that on my CV?

I'm a postdoc in the sciences. My supervisor submitted a grant renewal to the NIH recently and listed me as "key personnel" on it. The renewal received very high marks and is likely to be approved. ...
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Who writes the solicitations?

Who writes the solicitations for funding agencies? The program directors or possibly other invited researchers.
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What to do about a proposed research idea during the waiting period after submitting a grant proposal?

Grant proposals can take months until you hear back. What should researchers do during that period? Start working on the research since the idea could be implemented by others and publish without ...
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Grants.gov v NIH ASSIST for grant submission

I am writing a training grant--what is the difference between Grants.gov and NIH ASSIST for submission? Is one preferable to another?
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Grant award Dates (US)

I've been in a conversation with a professor about hiring me as a potential postdoc. Recently he sent me an e-mail saying he would like to accept me to his team, but he can do this only if he can get ...
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Biosketch for New Researchers

How do you describe your Research Support (part D of NIH's biosketch) if you've never been a named member of a grant? For junior researchers, NIH provides helpful guidance here on parts A (personal ...
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Why does NIH study section website robot.txt disallow search? [closed]

NIH posts their study section members who review grants online (e.g. Aging Systems and Geriatrics Study Section (ASG)'s roster is provided here). I was trying to search the study sections to find ...
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How to provide information about past students without violating FERPA

The instructions for supervisors of an NIH NRSA Fellowship say: B. Sponsor's/Co-Sponsor’s Previous Fellows/Trainees Give the total number of predoctoral and postdoctoral individuals previously ...
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NIH F31 sponsor has not graduated students or post-docs

I am currently applying for an NIH F31 (PA 14-147). The application instructions, my university's instructions, and literally everyone I've talked to about this has advised that my sponsor needs to ...
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Having to elaborate or modify an NIH grant aim

Background: I am a graduate student in neuroscience at a US institution. I have a specific aim that I wrote into an NIH grant back when I was less knowledgable, and as I have grown better versed in ...
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NSF two-ninths salary rule vs. NIH model

National Science Foundation (NSF) in US enforces a limit on salary compensation over all grants, often referred to as the two-ninths-rule: Summer salary for faculty members on academic-year ...