2019 Simons Investigators in Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Computer Science


To be eligible to be nominated for an Investigator award, a scientist must be engaged in theoretical research in mathematics, physics, astrophysics or computer science and must not have previously been a Simons Investigator. He/she must have a primary appointment as a tenured faculty member at an educational institution in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom or Ireland, on a campus within these countries and the primary department affiliation must have a Ph.D. program (note that the appointment need not be in a mathematics, physics or computer science department). 

Deadline Details: 

The foundation asks each university to submit nominations confidentially, up to two nominees in each of the Mathematics, Physics, Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science programs.

Internal Submission Deadline: Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11:59 AM

The Simons Foundation's Mathematics and Physical Sciences division invites nominations for Simons Investigators in Mathematics, (Theoretical) Physics, (Theoretical) Astrophysics and Theoretical Computer Science. 

The Simons Investigators program aims to provide a stable base of support for outstanding scientists, enabling them to undertake long-term investigations of fundamental questions in their fields. The intent of the program is to support these scientists in their most productive years, when they are establishing new research directions, providing leadership in the field and effectively mentoring junior scientists.