2019 PEER Women in Science Mentoring Program

USAID and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) announced that the 2019 PEER Women in Science Mentoring Program will support networks of female scientists conducting research on the development and uptake of effective tools and approaches for preventing, detecting, and treating TB. USAID and NAS encourage applicants from diverse academic backgrounds including, but not limited to, the behavioral and social sciences, public health and medical sciences, life and earth sciences, and computer, engineering or physical sciences. Applications are due no later than January 10, 2020.

Eligible applicants are female TB researchers from various academic disciplines and research institutions using a variety of different approaches including, but not limited to:

  • Social, Economic, and Behavioral Sciences: Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and other related fields
  • Public Health: Biostatistics, Health Education, Environmental Health, Epidemiology, and other related fields
  • Molecular biology
  • Statistics
  • Economics
  • Computer Science
  • Gender Studies
  • Implementation research
  • Operational research

More information can be found here: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/peer/pga_196024#Training