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Postdoctoral Research Fellows - Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program

Employer
The National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine
Location
Various locations in the U.S.
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience
Closing date
Jul 10, 2024

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, Engineering, Health Sciences
Job Type
Postdoc
Organization Type
Govt.

Job Details

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine administers postdoctoral and senior fellowship awards at the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) and the U.S. Space Force (USSF) under the Air Force Science & Technology Fellowship Program (AF STFP).

We are seeking highly qualified candidates who are U.S. citizens and hold, or anticipate earning, a doctorate in a variety of fields of science or engineering.

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 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

Awardee benefits include:

  • Base stipend starting at $95,000/year; 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 for AFRL, AFIT, USAFA, and USSF Research Opportunities, and to contact prospective Research Adviser(s), visit www.nas.edu/afstfp.

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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