Postdoctoral and Senior Research Awards

Employer
The National Academies
Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
Stipend from $45,000 to $80,000, higher for senior researchers
Posted
March 14 2019
Ref
W-017862
Discipline
Life Sciences, Agricultural Science, Analytical Chemistry, Anatomy, Anthropology/Sociology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Botany/Plant Science, Cancer Research, Cell Biology, Computational Biology, Developmental Biology, Ecology, Endocrinology, Environmental Science, Epigenetics, Evolutionary Biology, Genetics, Genomics, Immunology, Marine Science, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Oncology, Organismal Biology, Other Life Science, Pharmacokinetics / Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacology, Physiology, Proteomics, Stem Cells, Structural Biology, Veterinary Medicine, Virology, Zoology, Physical Sciences, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Atmospheric Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Climate Change, Computer Sciences, Condensed Matter Physics, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Geology/Soil Science/Geography, Geoscience, Informatics, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Science, Mathematics, Nanotechnology, Oceanography, Optics & Laser Physics, Organic Chemistry, Other Chemistry, Other Earth Science, Other Engineering, Other Physics, Particle Physics, Physics, Polymer Science, Renewable Energy, Signal Transduction, Synthetic/Computer Chemistry, Health Sciences, AIDS/HIV, Cardiovascular, Clinical Medicine, Clinical Research, Diagnostics, Drug Development, Drug Discovery, Gerontology/Aging, Healthcare, Medical Engineering, Medical/Pharmacy Chemistry, Medicine, Nutrition, Pathology, Personalized Medicine, Preclinical Development, Psychiatry/Psychology, Public Health, Regenerative Medicine, Toxicology, Translational Research, Vaccine Research, Other, Education
Organization Type
Govt.

NRC Research Associateship Programs

Postdoctoral and Senior Research Awards

The National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine offers postdoctoral and senior research awards on behalf of 23 U.S. federal research agencies and affiliated institutions with facilities at over 100 locations throughout the U.S. and abroad. 

We are actively seeking highly qualified candidates including recent doctoral recipients and senior researchers. Applicants should hold, or anticipate receiving, an earned doctorate in science or engineering. Degrees from universities abroad should be equivalent in training and research experience to a degree from a U.S. institution. Some awards are open to foreign nationals as well as to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Applications are accepted during four annual review cycles with deadlines of:

May 1, August 1, November 1, and February 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

Benefits of an NRC Research Associateship award include:

  • 1 year award, renewable for up to 3 years
  • Stipend ranging from $45,000 to $80,000, higher for senior researchers
  • Health insurance, relocation benefits, and professional travel allowance 

For detailed program information, visit www.nas.edu/rap, or send an e-mail to rap@nas.edu.

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