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NSF Career Program

Support for NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award Proposal Preparation

The National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Award Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the most prestigious award from the NSF. The intent is to provide five years of stable support for junior faculty to develop their careers as outstanding researchers as well as committed educators who advance teaching, learning and the dissemination of knowledge. The central goal of the award is the integration of education and research within the context of one's institutional mission. See eligibility requirements and program information here.



NSF CAREER Workshop Presentations

Broader Impacts

OSP the Basics

Reviewer's Perspective

Proposal Development


Binghamton University's current NSF Career recipients:

Tara Dhakal, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Pegor Aynajian, Assistant Professor, Physics

Guy German, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Stephen Levy, Associate Professor, Physics

Tim Miller, Assistant Professor, Computer Science

Paul Chiarot, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Jeff Mativetsky, Assistant Professor, Physics





NSF CAREER Workshop Series


Proposal Development workshop will be from 10 a.m. -12 noon p.m. Friday, March 29, in the Smart Energy Building, Fountain Room (SN-1001).  The workshop will provide advice on writing and developing your CAREER proposal. 

Click here  for more information on the workshop series.

For more details, contact Michael Jacobson,
Research Development Specialist, at (607) 777-3745 or



Congratulations to:

Tara Dhakal Wins NSF Career Grant

 Tara Dhakal

Tara Dhakal studies alternatives to traditional, silicon-based solar cells. 

Read more about his work here


Pegor Aynajian Wins NSF Career Grant

Pegor Aynajian

Pegor Aynajian studies quantum phase transitions with the goal of broadening our understanding of superconductivity. 

Read more about his work here.


Guy German Wins NSF Career Grant

Guy German

Guy German's research focuses on the body's largest organ, the skin, to understand how aging, ultraviolet light and bacteria weaken the skin. Read more about his work here.

Last Updated: 3/7/19