The iTHRIV Scholar Career Development Program aims to train the next generation of translational researchers in principles of data science and the conduct of rigorous and reproducible science, while also promoting team science as a means to enhance innovation and discovery in health-related research. The program is available to full-time faculty applicants who have a doctoral degree, or its equivalent, in a research or health profession.

The 2021 iTHRIV Scholar Program Request for Applications is now available. Letters of intent are due by Dec. 1, 2020, and applications are due Feb. 1, 2021. Proposals that demonstrate potential to integrate team science and data science in clinical or translational research are preferred.

The integrated Translational Health Research Institute of Virginia (iTHRIV) is part of the Clinical and Translational Science Award partnership of Virginia Tech, the University of Virginia, Carilion Clinic, and Inova Health System. iTHRIV aims to promote interdisciplinary research projects that help bring scientific innovations from the lab into clinical practice. iTHRIV also strives to address social equity, with the goal of implementing research that will benefit underserved populations across Virginia.

Submitted by Tom Ewing, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies