ASPB Early Career Award

American Society of Plant Biologists


Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Feb 14, 2019 8:59pm PST

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 7 years of receiving their PhD

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Overview:

ASPB is a professional society devoted to the advancement of the plant sciences. It publishes two world-class journals and organizes conferences, and other activities that are key to the advancement of the science.

The American Society of Plant Biologists was founded in 1924 to promote the growth and development of plant biology, to encourage and publish research in plant biology, and to promote the interests and growth of plant scientists in general. Over the decades the Society has evolved and expanded to provide a forum for molecular and cellular biology as well as to serve the basic interests of plant science.

ASPB offers awards that recognize the outstanding work of industry scientists in companies of all sizes who translate discovery research into real-world outcomes that benefit agriculture. The award additionally acts as a vehicle to increase the awareness of the highest quality science performed by industry scientists, whether or not they are members of the society upon nomination, and showcases the opportunities and rewards of this career path.

The Early Career Award was instituted by the Society in 2005 to recognize outstanding research by scientists at the beginnings of their careers. This award is a monetary award made annually for exceptionally creative, independent contributions by an individual, whether or not a member of the Society, who is who is generally not more than seven years post-Ph.D. on January 1st of the year of the presentation. Breaks in careers will be considered when addressing the time limit of this award.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • An individual must generally not be more than seven years post-Ph.D. on January 1st of the year of the presentation.
    • Breaks in careers will be considered when addressing the time limit of this award.
  • Any ASPB member may serve as a nominator and may nominate individuals for more than one award.