HHMI Investigator Competition

Howard Hughes Medical Institute

HHMI Investigator Competition

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute invites applications to its flagship investigator program from scientists who have demonstrated originality and creativity in biomedical research and who show exceptional promise for future achievement and leadership in research. HHMI seeks to appoint up to 20 outstanding scientists as HHMI investigators.

• PhD and/or MD (or the equivalent)
• Tenured or tenure-track position as an assistant professor or higher academic rank (or the equivalent) at an eligible U.S. institution
• More than 3, but no more than 12, years of post-training, professional experience
• Principal investigator on one or more active, national, peer-reviewed research grants with an initial duration of at least 3 years

This competition is open to basic researchers and physician scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems in biomedical disciplines, plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, and computational biology. HHMI welcomes a diverse and broad applicant pool.

Additional information: www.hhmi.org/inv2018/sci

Deadline to submit application:
June 27, 2017, 3:00 p.m. EDT


The Howard Hughes Medical Institute is an equal opportunity employer