All of Us has an interest in increasing the diversity of the biomedical research workforce. Researchers who identify as belonging to one or more communities that are underrepresented in the biomedical research workforce are encouraged to apply. The following racial and ethnic groups have been shown to be underrepresented in biomedical research, as described in the Notice of NIH’s Interest in Diversity:
- Blacks or African Americans,
- Hispanics or Latinos,
- American Indians or Alaska Natives,
- Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders,
- Individuals with disabilities and
- Individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Faculty members from institutions that have a track record of successfully training diverse researcher populations, including those at HBCUs and other minority-serving institutions, are also encouraged to apply. All of Us recognizes that these institutions have a historic commitment to educating/training individuals from populations underrepresented in biomedical research.
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