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Learn about important changes in the revised Mid-Career Advancement (MCA) Program Solicitation (NSF 22-603)!

Next Full Proposal Submission Window is February 1 – March 1, 2023 We would like to bring to your attention the release of the revised Mid-Career Advancement Solicitation. The MCA program offers an opportunity for scientists and engineers at the mid-career stage (see restrictions under Eligibility Information in the solicitation) to substantively enhance and advance …

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You’ve Been Awarded an NSF Grant, Now What?

The upcoming Division of Environmental Biology’s (DEB) Virtual Office Hour (VOH) will cover what to do when you get funded! On Monday, June 13th, 1 – 2pm ET, Program Directors at the DEB VOH will discuss the next steps once you have received an NSF award. To participate, please navigate to the NSF events page here. How to keep …

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Did you miss it? May 2022 Virtual Office Hours Recap: Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program

The slides are available here.  The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on May 19th, 2022, providing information on the recently revised CAREER solicitation (Faculty Early Career Development Program, NSF 22-586). Program officers active in this opportunity and representatives from all IOS core programs attended to talk about and answer …

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Heads up potential BRC-BIO applicants!

The next submission window is here (June 1-30) and more information is available! BRC-BIO, Building Research Capacity for New Faculty in BIO, targets faculty within the first 3 years of their appointment at institutions that are underrepresented in proposal submission to the BIO Directorate and supports the establishment of sustainable research programs that also enrich …

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I3: Hints for a New PI Interested in Applying for NSF funding

Dear New PI, Congratulations! You’ve gotten yourself a faculty position. This is a fantastic accomplishment and one you should be extremely proud of! But now, you need to start thinking about ways to maintain support for your research laboratory. After a quick Google search for NSF funding opportunities, you might feel completely overwhelmed and not …

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Meet TIP, the newest NSF Directorate!

In March, NSF announced the first new directorate in decades, the Directorate for Technology, Innovation and Partnerships or TIP. TIP will serve to advance use-inspired and translational research in all fields of science and engineering with the intention of accelerating breakthroughs in critical and emerging technologies and giving rise to new industries which will help …

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RePost: Upcoming Webinar: Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO)

Please join the Building Research Capacity of New Faculty in Biology (BRC-BIO) program for a webinar on Tuesday, May 10th, 2021 from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT. There will be a short presentation, followed by an open Q&A session with cognizant Program Officers. BRC-BIO is a new NSF program intended to enhance research capacity and broaden participation …

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Did you miss it? April 2022 Virtual Office Hours Recap: BIO-LEAPS

The slides are available here.  The Division of Integrative Organismal Systems (IOS) held a Virtual Office Hour on April 21st, 2022 where we spoke about the Leading Culture Change Through Professional Societies of Biology (BIO-LEAPS, NSF 22-542). Program officers active in this opportunity visited to discuss and answer questions that the audience had. BIO-LEAPS aims …

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Learn more! Updates in the 2022 CAREER Program Solicitation

A new CAREER Program solicitation has been released. A few changes from previous years appear in the 2022 edition: The submission deadline for all Directorates is the 4th Wednesday of July at 5:00 pm local time. This year that is July 27, 2022.The purpose of the departmental chair letter has been clarified, emphasizing it serves …

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Learn More About a New IOS Solicitation! Organismal Response to Climate Change (ORCC): Expanding Understanding and Improving Predictions of Life on a Warming Planet (22-513)

BIO’s new solicitation, Organismal Response to Climate Change (ORCC), calls for proposals focused on understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of organismal response to climate change to improve our ability to predict and to mitigate maladaptive biological responses to rapidly changing environments and to facilitate organismal adaptation and persistence. Full Proposal Deadline: March 1, 2022 In particular, …

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