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Faculty Membership

Membership with the Wu Tsai Institute fosters community, collaboration, and investigation through grants, programming, and other initiatives to produce transformative contributions to neuroscience research. We welcome applications from faculty across Yale whose research and scholarship contribute to our understanding of human cognition.

2023-24 Application

Status: CLOSED

The next membership application cycle will open in Fall 2024. Email us with questions.

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Benefits + Eligibility

Wu Tsai Faculty Members are appointed to a three-year, renewable term, and commit to the Institute’s Code of Conduct and active engagement with the Wu Tsai Community.

  • Access to member-specific funding opportunities
  • Eligibility for innovation funds at BrainWorks
  • Priority registration to symposia, workshops, and retreats
  • Priority registration to BrainWorks training activities
  • Networking and visibility across the membership community
  • Promotion on the Institute's website and social channels
  • WTI-branded toolkits and swag

  • Ladder-track faculty at Yale University
  • Approved for graduate advising by the Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS)
  • Pursue scholarly interests aligned with the Wu Tsai Institute’s mission of advancing our understanding of cognition and exploring human potential

Wu Tsai Faculty Members come from dozens of departments across multiple schools. With the support of the Institute's resources and facilities, they conduct research, mentor and teach students and postdocs, and actively engage in our community.