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Postdoctoral Fellow – ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships

Employer
The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Location
Adelphi, Maryland
Salary
Annual stipend of $115,000
Closing date
Jun 15, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Physics
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Postdoc Fellowship
Organization Type
Govt.
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Job Details

The Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships provide opportunities to pursue independent research that supports the mission of ARL. The Fellow benefits by having this opportunity and by working alongside some of the nation's best scientists and engineers. ARL benefits by the expected transfer of new science and technology that enhances the capabilities of the U.S. Army and the warfighter in times of both peace and war.

The Army Research Laboratory invites exceptional young researchers to participate in this excitement as ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellows. These Fellows must display extraordinary ability in scientific research and show clear promise of becoming outstanding future leaders. Candidates are expected to have already successfully tackled a major scientific or engineering problem or have provided a new approach or insight, evidenced by a recognized impact in their field. 

ARL offers five named Fellowships honoring distinguished researchers and work that has been performed at Army Labs. Applications are being accepted (beginning April 18, 2022) for three of these fellowships as indicated below:

  • the Harry Diamond Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • the George F. Adams Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship (accepting applications)
  • the Robert J. Eichelberger Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • the ENIAC Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship (accepting applications)
  • the Brad E. Forch Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship (accepting applications)

Benefits of an ARL Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship

  • One-year appointment, renewable for up to 3 years based on performance
  • Annual stipend of $115,000
  • Health insurance (including dental and vision)
  • Paid relocation and professional travel allowance

Eligibility Criteria

By October 1, 2022, applicants must have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. or Sc.D. degree in the physical sciences, life sciences, computational sciences, behavioral sciences, or engineering. Applicants who intend to defend their dissertation after October 1, 2022, are not eligible.

As of the application deadline (June 15, 2022 at 5 PM ET), applicants may not be more than five years beyond the award date of their Ph.D. or Sc.D.


There are no citizenship requirements; however, selected fellows must pass a Department of Defense clearance process, requiring a background security investigation. Foreign nationals must get further DoD approval, requiring a background investigation.

Interested candidates should visit http://www.nas.edu/arl for more information and to apply online.

Company

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. 

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