• Accomplished faculty scholars whose research focus area(s) are aligned with IFH’s mission and PI of IFH administrated research projects that may not be funded by an independent and peer-reviewed mechanism; or serve in an academic advisory capacity for IFH
  • OR

  • Existing core faculty member, especially those who are co-investigator on Member in Residence (MIR)’s project and/or those who serve a core function to IFH, who may be considered on a caseby-case basis by the membership committee and IFH director

Benefits provided by IFH:

  • Title of IFH Core Member
  • Inclusion of member’s research project(s) highlights on IFH website and in annual report
  • Receipts of IFH calendar of events, newsletters, programs, quarterly town-hall meetings, seminar announcements as well as faculty development activities
  • Participate in annual IFH retreat
  • Support letter for university, regional and national awards competitions
  • Performance review and formal letter for tenure/promotion at Rutgers University
  • Collaborate with other IFH members
  • Access to external expert’s peer-review prior to NIH grant submissions
  • Access to grant writing workshops
  • Regular Core member meetings with IFH leadership team
  • Access to community outreach and participant recruitment activities
  • Eligible for assistance with survey/study design, protocol review, grant writing, statistical/power analyses, manuscript editing services
  • Assistance to obtain copies of NIH funded R/K/U/P project(s) through FOIA
  • Input into key strategic initiatives and programs at IFH
  • Eligible to shared IFH post doctorate and student trainees
  • Eligible for allocation of IFH space
  • Eligible for subsidized and use of IFH supported cores and shared resources
  • Potentially eligible for course buy-out (based on contribution to IFH)


  • Contribute to scientific/educational/diversity/mentoring activities at IFH
  • Give one lecture to IFH every 2 years
  • Serve as a potential advisor to IFH internship program
  • Serve on faculty search committee(s)
  • Serve as potential peer reviewers (if fitting) to IFH grants
  • Cite IFH on manuscripts supports by grants administered through IFH