Don’t forget! Apply for a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology (PRFB) by November 19, 2019

Applying to the Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Biology (PRFB) program? The deadline is November 19, 2019 for Competitive Areas 1, 2, 3 & 4.

Area 1 Broadening Participation of Groups Underrepresented in Biology
Area 2 Interdisciplinary Research Using Biological Collections
Area 3 National Plant Genome Initiative
Area 4 Integrative Research Investigating the Rules of Life Governing Interactions Between Genomes, Environment and Phenotypes

We have many resources to support your preparation! The most important resources are the solicitation (NSF 19-567) and the program page on our website.

Additionally, find the webinar materials, including the full recorded presentation, the narrated slides, and the Questions and Answers from all of this year’s webinar on our website here.

And as a reminder–

  • This is the last year that the Collections Competitive Area (Area 2) will be offered. However, in future years, it is expected that research using biological collections could be proposed in other Competitive Areas.
  • There is a new Competitive Area (Area 4) – Integrative Research Investigating the Rules of Life Governing Interactions Between Genomes, Environment and Phenotypes.
  • The eligibility criterion related to tenure in a position requiring a doctoral degree for Competitive Areas (1 & 2) Broadening Participation of Groups Underrepresented in Biology and Interdisciplinary Research Using Biological Collections’ has increased to 9 full time months. This criterion applies to the new Competitive Area (Area 4) as well.