Allen AI Young Investigators

About the Program

Allen AI Young Investigators is a postdoctoral program offering unique benefits. The program will enable you to balance working collaboratively on an AI2 project while pursuing an independent research agenda.

Program Details

  • Duration: 1-3 years
  • Start Date: Flexible (rolling application with no deadline)
  • Candidates: Are within one year of completing their PhD, or already have a PhD.
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  • Dedicated AI2 mentor: Mentorship in research, grant writing, and more
  • 50% collaborative work on an AI2 project
  • 50% work on your own projects
  • Generous travel budget
  • AI2 provides support for obtaining a visa through its immigration attorney, and pays the necessary expenses
  • Access to AI2’s data, AWS infrastructure, and other resources as needed
  • No grant writing, teaching, or administrative responsibilities
  • $100K research funding from AI2 after completion (based on proposal)
See our current Young Investigators on our Team Page!

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To apply, please submit an appliction through the link below.


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