The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has announced the latest competition for its Career Awards at the Scientific Interface, which aim to advance the careers of physical, chemical, and computational science researchers and engineers whose work addresses biological questions. The preproposal Deadline is September 4, 2012. From the press release:
BWF’s Career Awards at the Scientific Interface provide $500,000 to bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first years of faculty service. These awards are intended to foster the early career development of researchers with backgrounds in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences and engineers whose work addresses biological questions.
These awards are open to U.S. and Canadian citizens or permanent residents as well as to U.S. temporary residents.
Eligible candidates for this award may self-nominate by submitting a preproposal by September 4, 2012.
Preproposals will be reviewed by the Interfaces in Science Advisory Committee and selected candidates will be invited to submit a full application. Full invited applications must be submitted by January 10, 2013.
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For full grant details, see www.bwfund.org
BWF is a long-time supporter of Science Careers.