Newly Independent Investigator Engagement Program Call For Nominations

Newly Independent Investigator Engagement Program

Call for Nominations
Deadline: April 1, 2019


New investigators who have recently transitioned to independence are invited to apply to be part of a Newly Independent Investigator Engagement Group.


Applicants must:

  • Be involved in research relevant to the EMGS mission
  • Be new investigators (≤ 3 years) in research, academia, industry, or government who have recently transitioned to independence from a training position (e.g. postdoctoral fellowship).

Recipients are expected to:

  • Pay annual membership dues.
  • Attend at least two Annual Meetings during the five-year period of their award.
  • Submit an abstract to the Annual Meetings that they attend.
  • Co-chair a Symposium at one Annual Meeting of their choosing.
  • Join a Special Interest Group (SIG).
  • Become a member of an EMGS Committee by the fourth year of their award.
  • Try to publish in Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, with waiver of the publication cost.
  • Submit a brief yearly report to the EMGS Membership and Professional Development Committee to inform the EMGS of their progress in meeting these expectations.

Award:

Each recipient will receive an Annual Meeting registration waiver plus travel costs (four hotel nights and airfare offset) to attend up to three Annual Meetings during their five-year program.


For more information, visit the EMGS website or contact emgshq@emgs-us.org

 

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