An NIH funding announcement for senior post-docs and first-year faculty.
The NIAID DP2 New Innovators award provides up to $300,000/year for five years to support transition to independence. This is a relatively new program at NIAID, I highly encourage senior post-docs and first-year faculty to apply. Please pass this information on to early-stage investigators who may be interested. They may contact me or the DAIDS DP2 representative, Diane Lawrence <email@example.com> for more information. Applications are due October 14th.
PAR-20-259: NIAID New Innovators Awards (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
NIAID DP2 FAQ
The NIAID New Innovator Award supports a postdoctoral or newly independent Early Stage Investigator of exceptional creativity who proposes novel, original and insightful research concepts with the potential to produce a major impact, test scientific paradigms, or advance key concepts on broad, important problems in biomedical research of priority to NIAID. Applications proposing unexpected convergence of disciplines, new scientific directions, or the use of novel methodologies are encouraged. Applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds and in any topic relevant to the mission of NIAID are welcome.