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The application period is now OPEN for the 2016 KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards!

We anticipate offering SEVEN new awards in 2016.

Apply online at  Deadline is December 1, 2015.

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars (JHCRS) Program is accepting applications for the KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards for Junior Faculty (≤5 years) with an MD or clinically relevant doctoral degree. Postdoctoral Fellows with a pending faculty appointment by July 1, 2016 are eligible as well.

This opportunity is designed to support the research training and career development of clinical investigators to conduct multidisciplinary research for 3 years. All research proposed for this program must involve either clinical or translational research defined as research with human subjects or populations or with direct application to human health.

Please review our eligibility requirements for prospective applicants (subject to change).  For more information, see our Program Information Sheet (PDF - opens in new window) and our 2016 Call for Applications (PDF - opens in new window).  Additionally, we invite anyone interested in learning more to attend our information sessions on October 26 (5-6 PM) and November 6 (Noon-1 PM). 

Contact Gregory Thornton, Program Manager, at or 410-614-3997 if you have any questions or if you would like to speak to someone about the program.

Our review and selection timeline is as follows (though subject to change):

  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2015.

  • Information Sessions (all held the Powe Seminar Room, Suite 1-500, 2024 East Monument Street):

    • October 26, 2015 5-6 PM

    • November 6, 2015 12-1 PM

  • Application Review: mid-December 2015 to mid-January 2016.

  • Candidate Interviews: January 22, 29, and February 5, 2016.

  • Final Candidate Review and Selection: early February 2016.

  • Official Award Notification: early-to-mid February 2016.

  • Official Start Date of Award: July 1, 2016.

Thank you for your interest in the Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Program!