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.
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 for the February and August deadlines. 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.
*If a deadline falls on a weekend or federal holiday, the deadline is moved to the next business day.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
The Fellowships Office of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers predoctoral, postdoctoral, and senior fellowship awards on behalf of government and private/foundation sponsors. These fellowship awards play an important role in the career development of doctoral and postdoctoral researchers and scholars for the academic, federal, industrial, and international workforce.