PostDoc Awards - National Reserach Council

The National Research Council of the National Academies sponsors a number of awards for postdoctoral and senior researchers at federal laboratories. These awards provide generous stipends ($42,000 - $72,000 per year for recent Ph.D. recipients and higher for additional experience), and the opportunity to do independent research in some of the best-equipped and staffed laboratories in the country.

Detailed program information, including instructions on how to apply online and a list of participating laboratories, is available on the NRC Research Associateship Programs Web site at:

Questions should be directed to the NRC at 202-334-2760 (phone) or

Four review cycles annually. Upcoming deadline dates are:
May 1, 2009
August 1, 2009
November 1, 2009
February 1, 2010

Applicants should begin a dialogue with prospective Advisers at the lab as early as possible, before their anticipated application deadline.

Sincerely yours,

H. Ray Gamble
Director of the Fellowship Programs
National Research Council
The National Academies

National Research Council of the National Academies, 500 5th Street NW, Keck 568, Washington, DC 20001


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