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The application period is now OPEN for the 2018 KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards!

We anticipate offering FOUR new awards in 2018, pending NIH/NCATS funding.

Apply online at  Deadline is March 2, 2018.

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Scholars Program is accepting applications for the KL2 Mentored Career Development Awards for Junior Faculty with an MD or clinically relevant doctoral degree. Current Postdoctoral Fellows with a pending faculty appointment by July 1, 2018 are also eligible.

This opportunity is designed to support the research training and career development of clinical investigators to conduct multidisciplinary research for 3 years (2 funded by the KL2, the 3rd year guaranteed by your division/department). 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 Call for Applications (PDF - opens in new window) documents.  Additionally, we invite anyone interested in learning more to attend our information sessions on Friday, January 19, 2018 and Tuesday, January 30, 2018.  Both will be held from Noon-1 PM at the 2024 East Monument Street building, Suite 1-500, Room Q.  A light lunch will be provided.

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: March 2, 2018

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

    • Friday, January 19, 2018, Noon-1 PM

    • Tuesday, January 30, 2018, Noon-1 PM

  • Application Review: mid-March to mid-April 2018

  • Candidate Interviews: Friday, April 13 and Monday, April 16, 2018, 9-12 AM

  • Final Candidate Review and Selection: TBD, pending NIH/NCATS funding

  • Official Award Notification: TBD, pending NIH/NCATS funding

  • Official Start Date of Award: TBD, pending NIH/NCATS funding

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