2015 HHMI Investigator Competition
In January the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) announced a new open competition with a goal of appointing up to 25 new biomedical researchers in its Investigator Program. If you haven’t heard of the program, or had and are still considering applying, please note that all interested applicants must create an account and establish their eligibility by May 1, 2014.
Full proposals are due June 3rd, and must be routed through the normal channels, including Sponsored Projects review and approval. Please contact your Sponsored Projects representative early to coordinate submission.
The HHMI Investigator competition is open to basic researchers and physician scientists who study significant biological problems in all of the biomedical disciplines, including plant biology, as well as in adjacent fields such as evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology. Those selected in this competition will receive a five-year appointment to HHMI, which is renewable pending favorable scientific review.
Successful candidates are expected to meet the following criteria:
For more about this program please visit: http://www.hhmi.org/programs/biomedical-research/investigator-program.
Jacob E. Levin Ph.D.
Assistant Vice Chancellor – Research Development