The UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) is inviting applicants for Visiting Researchers Grants (formerly called Visiting Scholars grants) to provide salary support at varying levels. Visiting Researchers awards are typically paid via temporary appointments to UC San Diego.
The UC San Diego Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) strives to develop improved vaccines and improved therapies for HIV infection and associated diseases through the following activities:
- Basic research in the areas of molecular pathogenesis and immunopathogenesis.
- Utilization of insights from basic research to develop pre-clinical and clinical trials of therapies and vaccines.
- Furthering clinical research to address fundamental scientific and practical medical issues.
- Providing leadership and serving as a regional resource to coordinate, stimulate and cross-fertilize all of the above to foster synergism, economies of scale and novel and creative approaches.
- Applicants must be faculty members at or assistant professor level or equivalent in a resource-limited country.
- Preference will be given to applicants based in the International Core’s of focus countries.
- Applications from eligible researchers based in other resource-limited countries will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
How to Apply
Interested applicants may send application forms with supporting documents at the mail address, given on the website.
Note: Applications for Visiting Researchers grants are accepted at any time from scientists in seven focus countries who wish to further their knowledge of HIV/AIDS research.
For further information, please visit Visiting Researchers Grants.