Call for proposal

  Thursday 22 February 2018


Aim: The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) invites exceptional early career researchers from across the natural, biomedical, and social sciences and the humanities to join one of their interdisciplinary research programs that address some of the most complex questions facing the world today. Scholars’ research interests must be aligned with the themes of an eligible CIFAR research program. In 2018, the eligible programs are:
Azrieli Program in Brain, Mind & Consciousness
Bio-Inspired Solar Energy
Gravity & the Extreme Universe
Humans & the Microbiome
Molecular Architecture of Life
Funding: CAD $100,000
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Applicants must hold a PhD and be within the first five years of a full-time academic appointment (i.e., an appointment beginning no earlier than 1 May 2013). Must be able to demonstrate an outstanding level of research achievement and promise of future impact in their field.
How to Apply: Applications are made through an online application system, and include a Summary section, a Detailed section, and two Letters of Reference to be submitted independently.
Application Deadline: 22 February 2018 (11:59 pm PST)
Further information
  • More information about the program is available here.
  • The application portal can be found here.
  • For any other questions, please contact the Research Office.

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