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NRC Research Associateship Programs

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an IBP member program

Academic Level:
Graduate Students (PhD)
Postdoc & Early Career

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers postdoctoral and senior research awards at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions at locations throughout the U.S and abroad.

We are seeking highly qualified candidates who hold, or anticipate earning, a doctorate in a variety of fields of science or engineering. Degrees from foreign universities should be equivalent in training and research experience to a doctoral degree from a U.S. institution. Citizenship eligibility varies among the sponsoring laboratories.

Application deadline dates (four annual review cycles): • February 1, • May 1, • August 1, • November 1.

Awardees have the opportunity to:

• 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.

Awardee benefits include:

• Stipends ranging from $45,000 to $94,500; may be higher based on experience.

• Health insurance (including dental and vision), relocation benefits, and a professional travel allowance.

For detailed program information, to search Research Opportunities, and to contact prospective Research Adviser(s), please visit our website.
Recently updated.accepts non-us citizensnationwide program

Application Deadline: 5/1/2024

Participating Institution(s):
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National Academies, The (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Materials Science & Engineering

Earth System Science
Marine Biology
Marine Chemistry
Marine Ecology
Marine Invertebrates
Marine Science
Ocean Science

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