Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (T42)

NIH - NIOSH

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-217.html

Limited Submission Program (LSP): This funding opportunity and the LSP is open to all Texas A&M University faculty and principal investigators (PIs) who meet the eligibility requirements.  The University and The Texas A&M University System agencies jointly administer this process to select the proposal(s) that will be submitted to the sponsor in response to this solicitation.

Institutional Eligibility: An applicant institution may only submit one comprehensive center grant application under this announcement. However, current T42 grantees can submit one or multiple competing supplement grant applications according to the PHS 398 Instructions (see http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html). Separate competing supplement grant applications should be submitted for each new or amended training program.

PI Eligibility: Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed training program as the PD/PI is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for HHS/CDC support.

The proposal will be prepared and submitted by Sponsored Research Services (SRS).

Proposal Limit: One (1)

Summary: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) invites grant applications for Education and Research Centers (ERC) that are focused on occupational safety and health training and research training. NIOSH is mandated to provide an adequate supply of qualified personnel to carry out the purposes of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and the ERCs are one of the principal means for meeting this mandate. ERCs are academic institutions that provide interdisciplinary graduate training and continuing education in the core occupational safety and health areas of industrial hygiene (IH), occupational health nursing (OHN), occupational medicine residency (OMR), occupational safety (OS), as well as other closely related occupational safety and health (OSH) fields. Research and research training are integral components of ERCs, thus ERC scientists conduct peer reviewed, investigator initiated research on issues related to the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA). The NIOSH homepage provides a full description of occupational safety and health program areas, http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html. The ERCs also serve as regional resource centers for industry, labor, government, and the public.

Dates:
May 17, 2013: Deadline for an email of intent including the title of the internal proposal and a 1-3 sentence description of the project.

Send email of intent to limitedsubmissions@tamu.edu

May 22, 2013: Deadline to submit an internal proposal.

All proposals for the LSP must be submitted electronically using the e-proposal on-line application system.

Be prepared to upload your internal proposal. The sections will include a 1-3 page research plan summary, bio-sketch, and budget.

The e-proposal site is password protected. Texas A&M PIs may use their NetID and password to access the system. If you do not have a NetID, from the e-proposal site, click on “Signup,” fill in the pertinent information and an account will be created for you.

If you have any questions, please contact shelly.martin@tamu.edu or 979.862.2233.

June 12, 2013: Target date for the notifications to PIs of the result of the internal competition.

August 14, 2013: Sponsor deadline for the full application (due by 5 p.m. proposer’s local time). 

The NIH will also accept applications for this program on August 14, 2014.

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