Conduct independent research in an area compatible with the interests of the sponsoring laboratory
Devote full-time effort to research and publication
Access the excellent and often unique facilities of the federal research enterprise
Collaborate with leading scientists and engineers at the sponsoring laboratories
One-year award, renewable for up to three years
Stipend ranging from $45,000 to $83,000; may be higher based on experience
Health insurance (including dental and vision), relocation benefits, and professional travel allowance
Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Applicants should hold, or anticipate receiving, an earned doctorate in science or engineering. Awards are contingent upon completion of the doctoral degree. A limited number of opportunities in select fields are also available for graduate students. Degrees from universities abroad should be equivalent in training and research experience to a degree from a U.S. institution. All research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens; some are open to U.S. permanent residents and foreign nationals.
ABOUT THE EMPLOYER
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine’s Fellowships Office has conducted the NRC Research Associateship Programs in cooperation with sponsoring federal laboratories and other research organizations approved for participation since 1954. Through national competitions, the Fellowships Office recommends and makes NRC Research Associateship awards to outstanding postdoctoral and senior scientists and engineers for tenure as guest researchers at participating laboratories.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Health insurance (including dental and vision), relocation benefits, and professional travel allowance
About National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Among US federal laboratories are:US Environmental Protection Agency,National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,US Army Research Laboratory,US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command,US Military Academy,US Chemical and Biological Defense Funded Laboratories,US Edgewood Chemical Biological Center,US Air Force Research Laboratory,US Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center,and many others.