“Please join us in this unique new program to tackle an extraordinary set of scientific and engineering challenges. Let’s make history together.”
—  Oren Etzioni

Allen AI Young Investigator Program

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

The Allen AI Young Investigator program 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.


  • 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!