National Academies NRC Postdoctoral and Research Associate Programs
Interested in a research career in government? The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine sponsors awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at participating federal laboratories and affiliated institutions. These awards provide the opportunity for recipients to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the U.S. Research opportunities are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and for some of the laboratories, foreign nationals. Applications are accepted in four cycles each year.
- February: Opens December 1; Closes February 1
- May: Opens March 1; Closes May 1
- August: Opens June 1; Closes August 1
- November: Opens September 1; Closes November 1
Applicants should contact prospective Research Adviser(s) at the lab(s) prior to the application deadline to discuss their research interests and funding opportunities. Web: www.nas.edu/rap