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Simons Foundation Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards

22 October 2020 @ 11:00 am

The Simons Foundation is accepting applications for its Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution Awards.  A summary is provided below.   

Objectives 

To help launch the careers of outstanding investigators in the field of marine microbial ecology and evolution who will advance our understanding through experiments, modeling or theory. 

Note: Investigators must be currently active in research on microbial ecology and/or evolution, excluding research focusing on the microbiomes of animals or plants. Investigators with backgrounds in different fields are encouraged to apply. 

Eligibility 

Applicants must have held a tenure-track or equivalent independent position in a U.S. or Canadian institution for at least one year and no more than eight years.  Please see eligibility requirements for more details.

Value 

$222,000 USD per year 

Required Overhead: 

20% 

Duration 

3 years 

Deadlines

Letter of Intent (LOI) due at ORS for full reviewThursday, October 22, 2020
Submission of Reference Letters to agencyby 5:00pm Eastern Time on Friday, October 30, 2020
LOI and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required reviewBy 9:00am on Tuesday, November 3, 2020
LOI due at agencyby 5:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, November 5, 2020
Full application due at ORS for full reviewThursday, February 4, 2021
Full Application and fully signed ORS Checklist due at ORS for required reviewBy 9:00 am on Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Full application due at agency (by invitation only)Friday, February 19, 2021 
For more information on this funding opportunity, please visit the following link: 
https://www.simonsfoundation.org/grant/simons-early-career-investigator-in-marine-microbial-ecology-and-evolution-awards/