Emerging Areas of Research

About this opportunity

Campus:

IU Bloomington

Contact:

Alicia Adelman,
Program Coordinator,
earprogram@indiana.edu

Rick Van Kooten,
Vice Provost for Research,
rvankoot@indiana.edu

Sherry Knighton-Schwandt,
Executive Director of Research Development,
sks@indiana.edu

Deadline:

TBD/2019

Award cycle:

Annual

Funding available:

Up to $3 million per initiative, with between 1-3 faculty base salary lines per initiative. Funding lasts 4 years.

Recipients

The first EAR award, made in early 2017, went to the Learning: Machines, Brains & Children initiative, led by Distinguished Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences Linda Smith.

Watch a video about IU Bloomington's first Emerging Areas of Research initiative

Two EAR awards were made in 2018, one to the Sustainable Food Systems initiative, led by James Farmer, of the School of Public Health-Bloomington, and the Center for Quantum Information Science and Engineering, led by Gerardo Ortiz, of the College of Arts and Sciences' Department of Physics.

Read more about the 2018 EAR recipients

Emerging Areas of Research Program FAQs

Eligibility

Eligible as PIs:

All tenured and tenure-eligible faculty and center directors. Proposals including participation by women and members of underrepresented groups as PIs and team members are especially encouraged. There is no limit on the number of proposals on which faculty and research scientists may collaborate.

Eligible as team members but not as PIs or co-PIs:

  • Medical Sciences faculty
  • Clinical faculty
  • Faculty appointments not eligible for tenure
  • Emeritus faculty
  • Visiting and adjunct faculty members
  • Research and staff scientists/scholars
  • Postdoctoral research associates
  • Graduate students, as supervised by faculty team members

Proposal Preparation and Submission Requirements