Application period has opened for second cohort of the Early Career Faculty Innovator Program

We are pleased to announce that the application period for the second cohort of the Early Career Faculty Innovator Program has officially opened. The eligibility criteria has been revised to now include persons who have recently received or may receive tenure over the coming year. Please see the visit our webpage for details on eligibility and application instructions. Letters of Intent (LOI) will be accepted until January 5th, 2021 at 11:59pm Mountain Time. We have set up 3 Virtual Q&A sessions to answer any questions you may have (Dec. 4th, 18th, and 29th). Please RSVP here

As a reminder, we are only accepting applications from faculty with social, behavioral, or policy sciences doctorates. Faculty with doctorates in interdisciplinary fields will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  The Innovator Program will award two-year grants for up to six faculty. Awards will be up to $400K over two years, starting in fall 2021. During the award period, faculty awardees will connect with NCAR researchers and co-develop interdisciplinary and actionable research projects that respond to societal needs. More details can be found on our website

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Announcement Timing: 
Monday, November 23, 2020 to Friday, December 18, 2020

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