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RFA 23-3 Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award

RFA 23-3

This new investigator award supports creative early career investigators, at the Assistant Professor or equivalent level, with outstanding promise who are interested in the health effects of air pollution.  Applicants are encouraged to read more about the history of this award, past winners, and ongoing work by currently-funded Rosenblith awardees here.

Request for Applications 23-3 provides up to 3 years of funding to early career investigators for a project relevant to HEI's research interests. 

Scientists of any nationality residing anywhere in the world and holding a PhD, ScD, MD, DVM, DrPH, or equivalent degree are eligible to apply. By the date that full applications are due, the applicant must be appointed at the Assistant Professor (USA), University Lecturer (UK), or equivalent level at an academic or research institution. The applicant cannot have held such a position for more than five years (60 months) by the date that full applications are due.

Holding a tenure-track position is not required. Note that time spent on non-research activities, such as parental or medical leave, may be excluded from the period listed above.

Evidence that the candidate's institution is prepared to make a longer-term commitment to helping the awardee become established as an independent investigator is required as part of the application. Candidates should possess outstanding research potential. 

Please note that an applicant who does not meet all eligibility requirements will not be considered for this award. All applicants should contact HEI to verify their eligibility by sending a full CV, including the date of completion of PhD or MD (or equivalent), to Dr. Dan Crouse.

Applicant Webinar Info

December 19, 2023, 11:00 am
Interested in applying? Join our webinar on December 19, 2023 from 11am-12pm (EST). We will help guide you through the application process and answer any questions. Participation in the webinar is not a requirement to apply to the RFA. A summary of the webinar will be made available afterwards.
Preliminary Application Due Date: 
January 26, 2024
Full Application Due Date: 
June 14, 2024