Criteria for Membership
Consortium institution faculty, who have a demonstrated record of cancer research including cancer-relevant publications and research funding, are eligible to be Cancer Consortium members. Junior faculty planning to conduct cancer research are eligible to apply for membership at the time of their faculty appointment, provided they have a track record of authoring higher-impact journals in their respective field. It is expected that such individuals will meet the eligibility requirements listed below within 4 years of receiving Consortium Membership.
Members must have:
- A faculty appointment at one of the Consortium institutions, and
- Contributed to the peer-reviewed cancer literature within the past 3 years
- Obtained extramural cancer-relevant peer-reviewed grant support as a PI, Co-PI, or Co-I, or received substantial effort from peer-reviewed funding, within the past 4 years;
- Played a leadership role in Consortium-sponsored interventional cancer clinical trials within the preceding 24-month period through protocol development, implementation, patient accrual, and publication co-authorship; An on-going commitment to ensuring clinical research staff are trained appropriately to fulfill their roles and responsibilities;
- Provided specialized medical, scientific, or administrative expertise to the overall research mission of the Consortium;
- Obtained membership per the Cancer Consortium Director's discretion.
Clinical investigators who participate in Consortium-sponsored clinical trials and researchers who use the Consortium IRB, but who do not meet the criteria for membership are welcome to apply.
Affiliate members are not eligible to apply for CCSG pilot or other developmental funds.
To apply for affiliate membership, please complete the membership application (select "Affiliate" from Research Program drop-down) and submit your NIH Biosketch or CV with the application.