The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers postdoctoral and senior research awards at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), and the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) under the Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program (AF STFP).
We are actively seeking highly qualified candidates including recent doctoral recipients and senior researchers.
Conduct independent research in an area compatible with the interests of the Air Force laboratories
Devote full-time effort to research and publication
Access the excellent and often unique Air Force research facilities
Collaborate with leading scientists and engineers
Base stipend starting at $76,542; may be higher based on experience
Health insurance (including dental and vision), relocation benefits, and professional travel allowance
Applicants should contact prospective AFRL, AFIT and USAFA Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities.
Applicants must be U.S. citizens and should hold, or anticipate receiving, an earned doctorate in science or engineering. Awards are contingent upon completion of the doctoral degree.
*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.