Agilent Early Career Professor Award 2021

Sponsor Name: 
Agilent
Description of the Award: 

2021 Focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough solutions to understand or manage immunological responses to infection, autoimmunity or cancer.

The purpose of the Agilent Early Career Professor Award is to:

  • Promote and encourage excellent research enabling measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world
  • Establish strong collaborative relationships between Agilent researchers and leading professors early in their career
  • Build the prominence of Agilent as a sponsor of university research

Selection Criteria

  • Significant original research contributions enabling measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world
  • Outstanding potential for future research
  • Alignment with the 2021 Focus: Contributions to the development of breakthrough solutions to understand or manage immunological responses to infection, autoimmunity or cancer.
  • Professor completion of Ph.D. (or completion of residency for M.D. or M.D. – Ph.D.) no earlier than January 2011. See FAQ

Award Information

  • An unrestricted award of a total of $100,000 in support of the professor's research paid to the university in two annual installments.

    • Option to use all or part of award to obtain Agilent products at 50% discount
    • Option to accelerate payments to facilitate procurement of equipment with list price over $100,000
Limit (Number of applicants permitted per institution): 
2
Sponsor Final Deadline: 
Feb 26, 2021
OVPR Application or NOI Instructions: 

nterested applicants should upload the following documents in sequence in one PDF file (Last name_Agilent2021) no later than 4:00 p.m. on the internal submission deadline:

Required for the application:

1. CV, which should include:

  • Education and academic background
  • Research and related experience
  • Publications, presentations and patents
  • Technical and profession recognition, awards, honors, and affiliations

2. Summary of expertise, should include contribution to measurement technology and future research directions (up to 1000 words).

3. Nomination letter. Self-nominations are encouraged. Up to 500 words.

Formatting Guidelines:

  • Font/size: Times New Roman (12 pt.)
  • Document margins: 1.0” (top, bottom, left and right)
  • Standard paper size (8 ½” x 11)
To be considered as a Penn State institutional nominee, please submit a notice of intent by the date provided directly below.
OVPR Downselect Deadline: 
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 4:00pm
For help or questions: 

Questions concerning the limited submissions process may be submitted to limitedsubs@psu.edu.