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Faculty Opportunities

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for the Research Experiences for Undergraduates program, which supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of NSF-funded research areas. REU projects involve students in meaningful ways in ongoing research programs or in research projects specifically designed for the REU program. This solicitation features two support mechanisms: (1) REU Sites are based on independent proposals to initiate and conduct projects that engage a number of students in research.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
September 12, 2012

Chemical Structure, Dynamics, and Mechanisms (CSDM-A)

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications to develop and refine our quantitative understanding of molecular structure, reactivity and dynamics.  The most successful proposalswill be those which describe research that has the potential to change how we think about chemical structure and dynamics in general, as opposed to the behavior of a specific class of molecules or reactions.  

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
October 1, 2012

Chemical Structure, Dynamics, and Mechanisms (CSDM-B)

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for research on the nature of molecular structure and its consequences for reactivity, intermolecular interactions, and dynamics.   Chemical dynamics is defined to encompass reaction kinetics and mechanisms, intramolecular rearrangement or conformational changes, and changes induced via electromagnetic excitation.  While the majority of projects supported by CSDM are experimental, the program also will support research using applied computational methods if they are highly relevant to understanding existing experi

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
October 1, 2012

Chemical Innovation Centers - Phase I

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for research centers focused on major, long-term fundamental chemical research challenges. Centers should produce  transformative research, lead to innovation, and attract broad scientific and public interest. Centers are agile structures that can respond rapidly to emerging opportunities and make full use of cyberinfrastructure to enhance collaborations. Centers may partner with researchers from industry, government laboratories, and international organizations.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
March 26, 2012
Preproposal Deadline: 
October 9, 2012
Funds: 
$1.75 million over three years

Partnerships Accelerating Innovation

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for the Partnerships for Innovation (PFI): Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) program, which aim to accelerate innovation that results in the creation of new wealth and the building of strong local, regional, and national economies.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
May 15, 2013
Preproposal Deadline: 
March 13, 2013

Partnerships Accelerating Innovation

The National Science Foundation is inviting grant applications for the Partnerships for Innovation (PFI): Accelerating Innovation Research (AIR) program, which aim to accelerate innovation that results in the creation of new wealth and the building of strong local, regional, and national economies.

Agency: 
NSF
Deadline: 
November 13, 2012
Preproposal Deadline: 
September 12, 2012

Climate Change Economic and Integrated Modeling

The Environmental Protection Agency is inviting cooperative agreement applications for modeling comparisons and studies that aim to advance the economic and integrated assessment modeling of climate change. EPA expects that the field will benefit from model comparison studies and collaborations involving domestic and international modelers studying energy, economics, and greenhouse gases.

Agency: 
EPA
Deadline: 
July 27, 2012
Funds: 
One award ranging from $250,000 to $1.25 million.

Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies

The Department of Energy is inviting grant and cooperative agreement applications for research on solar energy innovation dynamics and technology adoption patterns. SEEDS supports the development of a diversity of analytical, numerical, and computational tools and methods; implementation of pilot test strategies for modifying current business and policy practices; and assessment of pilot tests outcomes for impact and scalability.

Agency: 
DOE
Deadline: 
September 17, 2012
Preproposal Deadline: 
July 13, 2012
Funds: 
Averaging $500,000 or $2 million for 3 years

Environmental Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellowship - Faculty Apply

The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation is inviting postdoctoral fellowship applications for research in environmental chemistry. Supported areas include, among others, the chemistry associated with the climate, the atmosphere, aquatic or marine settings, toxicology, soil or groundwater. Also of interest are chemistry-related energy research (renewable sources, sequestration, etc.), and new or green approaches to chemical synthesis and processing, with a clearly stated relation to the environment. In 2011, the program made nine awards.

Agency: 
Dreyfus Fnd
Deadline: 
August 20, 2012
Funds: 
$120,000 over two years

High-Energy Physics

The Department of Energy is inviting grant and cooperative agreement applications for research to understand how the universe works at its most fundamental level, which is done by discovering the elementary constituents of matter and energy, probing the interactions between them, and exploring the basic nature of space and time. The HEP program focuses on three scientific frontiers: the energy, intensity, and cosmic frontiers.

Agency: 
DOE
Deadline: 
September 10, 2012