The Excellence Emerging Investigator Grant within Endocrinology and Metabolism – Nordic Region from the Novo Nordisk Fonden supports new starting group leaders with ambitious projects within endocrinology and metabolism that aim to understand the human organism and the mechanisms underlying health and disease at a basic and clinical level. Four grants are available for funding and NNF aims at awarding at least one of these grants to an active clinician-researcher.
- Applicants should be at a senior postdoctoral, assistant professor, associate professor (time-limited) or equivalent level
- Applicants should have completed their PhD approximately within the past four to eight years
- Applicants are expected to have first-authored peer-reviewed research papers with high impact
- The projects of high international standard must be anchored at a hospital, university or other non-profit research institution (administrating host institution) in a Nordic country (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden).
This grant also supports international recruitment to Denmark. Applicants may apply for up to 10 million DKK for up to 5 years.
Applications close on January 17, 2023.