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Clinical Investigator Development Program – Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Where can I find more information about the Program?

A. http://ccr.cancer.gov/careers/clinical_programs_invest.asp

Q. Where do I apply?

A. http://irp-positions.nih.gov/apply/

Q. Am I eligible?

A. Candidates may be U.S. citizens, permanent residents or possess (or be eligible for) the appropriate work visa, and must have completed subspecialty training at a U.S.-accredited institution in appropriate fields.

Q. I have a Ph.D., can I still apply?

A. Since this is a clinical position, it requires an M.D. Applicants may have both M.D., Ph.D.

Q. When does the position start?

A. Target start date is July 1st of following year of applying (academic year). Administrative processes may occasionally delay the exact start date.

Q. What is the term of the position?

A. Appointment is for 3 years

Q. I am a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, am I eligible?

A. Yes

Q. When is the application deadline?

A. October 31st. All materials, including letters of reference must be submitted by deadline.