Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: $200,000/YR FOR UP TO 5 YEARS
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Aug 30, 2016
Sponsor's: Sep 06, 2016

Subject Areas: Alzheimer Disease And Related Dementia, Women's Health, Brain Health

The Wilfred and Joyce Posluns Chair in Women's Brain Health and Aging is a new integrated initiative within CIH's Dementia Research Strategy. The Strategy supports research on the latest preventive, diagnostic and treatment approaches to Alzheimer's disease and related dementia. This new Chair Program will provide an added opportunity to delve deeper into this area of research and support capacity building in women's brain health.

The total amount available is enough to fund one Chair. The maximum amount is $200,000 per annum for up to 5 years as detailed: Chair salary: $100,000 per annum per year for salary support, including fringe benefits; Research allowance: $100,000 per annum. This Chair may be renewed once after 5 years. Please refer to the funding opportunity on ResearchNet for full program details.

Application Details: It is an expectation that the successful applicant's institution will provide the Chair holder with all the support he/she needs to ensure the success of his or her work, such as dedicated time for research (e.g., by reducing the teaching load or releasing the researcher from certain administrative duties), providing laboratories or research offices and facilities with minimal resources to run the research projects described in the research program. For this program, institutions must ensure that the Chair holder is able to devote a minimum of 75 per cent of his or her work time to research. The institution must commit to provide a complement of salary to the Chair holder and will commit to integrate the researcher, if not already done, into a permanent position after the end of the award period.Your Application must be submitted using ResearchNet. Scan and upload the signed signature pages including the routing slip in the Print/Upload Signature Pages task in ResearchNet prior to submitting your application.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne

Sponsor Contacts:

160 Elgin Street, 9th Floor
Address Locator 4809A
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
613 941-2672