Early Career Opportunities: Rita Allen Foundation

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Early Career Opportunities Sponsor

Rita Allen Foundation


Rita Allen Scholars Program

Program Description

LIMITED SUBMISSION (limit 1 application from JHU): Research in the cure and treatment of diseases in cancer, immunology, and neuroscience; supports research scientists in the early stages of their careers who demonstrate potential for becoming leaders in cancer, immunology and neuroscience. Interested candidates should be in a tenure-track appointment and provide persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement or extraordinary promise in research in one of the relevant fields. Eligibility: Junior Faculty: must be within the first three years of an assistant professor position. $550,000 over five years maximum.

Program Eligibility / Requirements

Early career faculty (faculty within their first 3 years of their tenure track) are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates must have received committed startup funds from their respective institutions. Candidates must have lab space from their institutions. Rita Allen Foundation Scholars may not accept a faculty development award of more than $200,000 from another private funding organization for the first year of the RAF award.

Program Discipline

Medicine; Cancer/Oncology; Neuroscience/Neurology

Fellowship Amount (max, if range)


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