Call for Applications: Implementation Research and Practice Incubator (IRPI) program

The Makerere-Yale-University of California Berkeley PART Program (& Makerere HIV ImS Training Program), sponsored by the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center D43 HIV/AIDS Research Training program, announces plans to recruit a new cohort of participants for its newly renamed Implementation Research and Practice Incubator (IRPI) program, formerly known as the Implementation Science Fellowship.

Objective: To provide a part-time, executive-style didactic training and mentoring program to prepare scientists and practitioners to lead a new implementation research and/or practice initiative. Program graduates will develop an implementation protocol suitable for adoption and public dissemination to the scientific and public health communities.

Target audience: 

Faculty, PhD students, Implementation science program trainees, Staff of either Implementation or Research Programs/Projects,​​​​​ Implementation Science short course Alumni, Public health Practitioners and Clinicians. 

Requirements:

Main pre-requisites to be considered during selection include:

1.   Masters’ or Doctoral training and at least three years’ experience in health-related research or practice

2.   Clearly specified implementation problem related to implementation research or implementation practice

3.   Availability to participate all incubator activities (Quarterly modules and works-in-progress sessions)

4.   Support for implementation of the proposed project from a qualified sponsor with a commitment of protected time to work on the project free from other responsibilities (at least 1 day per week)

Program Description:

The program will be structured in four quarterly modules with interlaced bi-weekly works-in-progress sessions spread out over on year and cover the following topics:

2021 Q4        Implementation Science Overview

2022 Q1        Implementation Planning and Design

2022 Q2        Implementation Launch

2022 Q3        Implementation Evaluation

The application process for the ImS course:

Submit an online application form at:  https://forms.gle/ZqeUJacWPUCktimXA or via QR code below. Applican... required to also submit a one-page concept sheet summarizing the background, objectives, methods, and implications of the proposed project together with a detailed CV to the Administrator –PART Program Mr. Richard Senvewo on richard@walimu.org.

The deadline for submission of applications is 15th October 2021.

Note: The number of attendees will be limited and will be chosen by application.

Only accepted applicants will be contacted.