HHMI Investigator Program Announces National Competition

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) seeks to appoint up to 30 new biomedical researchers through a national open competition. The initiative represents an investment of approximately $200 million in basic biomedical research by the Institute.

This HHMI investigator competition is open to scientists at more than 200 eligible institutions who study significant biological problems in all of the biomedical disciplines, as well as in adjacent field such as biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology. Plant scientists, experimental evolutionary biologists, and patient-oriented researchers are welcome to apply. Those selected in this competition will receive a five-year appointment to HHMI, which is renewable pending favorable scientific review.

The application system will open on March 15, 2012 at 2 PM EDT. Applications must be submitted by June 13, 2012.

To learn more, please visit http://www.hhmi.org/news/HHMI20120315.html

Last Edited: 03/19/12 12:35 PM by Oksana Klimova