The New Investigators Network of Expertise (NoE) includes researchers with:
- A doctoral degree or equivalent experience
- Experience conducting research in D&I for approximately 5 years (including before or during a graduate degree)
- Experience in D&I research is inclusive of dissemination & implementation science and related fields, such as community-based participatory research, community psychology, program evaluation, quality improvement in healthcare, health equity research, and health services research.
- A track record of publications or received a grant in D&I (either as principal, chief, or co-investigator)
What do NoE members do?
All members of the research NoEs provide mentorship to implementation scientists earlier in their D&I career, and/or volunteer with SIRC’s various initiatives (e.g., hosting a webinar/office hour, providing mentorship, participating in Implementation Development Workshops).
How do I apply to the NoE?
- You may apply to the New Investigator NoE through a bi-annual application sent out via the SIRC listserv.
- Applications will be due in September/October each year.
- In the application, you will be asked for the following to determine your qualifications:
- Your CV
- Responses to the following questions:
- How has dissemination and implementation influenced your thinking about research to date? (one paragraph)
- How are you willing to participate as an active member of the New Investigator NoE? (check all that apply)
- You must be a SIRC member to participate in the NoE. See below for instructions on how to join SIRC.*
*Benefits for becoming a member of SIRC and information on how to join can be found here: https://societyforimplementationresearchcollaboration.org/sirc-membership/.