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Pediatrics - Chair of the Grant Review Committee

Signup Deadline: 02-04-2022
Starts: 03-01-2022
Ends: 03-01-2025
Location: Online Opportunity


If interested in this position, please send your CV to Jennifer Christy, Director of Research; research@pediatricapta.org.

The Director of Research APTA Pediatrics is seeking a member with research experience to serve as the Research Grants Chair to oversee the 2022, 2023, and 2024 grant cycles. The incoming Chair will receive training and ongoing consultation as needed from the outgoing Chair. The Research Grants Chair receives grant applications, assigns reviewers from a list of already identified volunteers, moderates the discussions about the proposals among the review teams, shares the review team’s recommendations with the Research Chair, and notifies applicants about funding decisions; this individual also reviews requests for grant modifications and final grant reports. Throughout the year, this role requires 1-2 hours per month; in the month of grant submissions (currently June but there is flexibility for this), this role requires an additional 10-20 hours. Experience required: A history of being actively engaged in pediatric physical therapy research (i.e., publications, presentations, grant funding) and participation in at least one prior cycle of APTA Pediatrics grant reviews.

Volunteers Needed:

1 (1 open slot)

Experience Required:

2 to 3 years volunteer experience


Cindy Sliwa
APTA Pediatrics