The Innovative Genomics Institute (IGI), a joint partnership between UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, is currently soliciting applications for The Shurl & Kay Curci Foundation Faculty Scholars Program. This new program is designed for early career faculty whose research and expertise align with the IGI’s scientific strategy to advance human health using precision genomics. Examples include a focus on developing new solutions for genetic diseases, nutritional shortages, and environmental challenges.
The IGI will select one Shurl & Kay Curci Foundation (SKCF) Faculty Scholar each year for the next five years.
Faculty in the first three years of their career at UC Berkeley, UC San Francisco, Stanford, and UC Davis are eligible to apply. A $179K award will provide support over two years for postdoc and/or graduate student stipends, supplies, equipment, and other related expenses.
Applications will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Upon acceptance of the award, the Shurl & Kay Curci Foundation Faculty Scholar will agree to the following terms:
Susan Jenkins, IGI Managing Director ([email protected]).