National Research Council (NRC) Research Associateship Program

NRC Associateships at the NIH provide postdoctoral scientists and engineers of unusual promise the opportunity to conduct research on problems largely of their own choice that are compatible with the interests of sponsoring laboratories, which are located throughout the resource-rich NIH, an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

Sponsor: NIH

Description

NRC Associateships at the NIH provide postdoctoral scientists and engineers of unusual promise the opportunity to conduct research on problems largely of their own choice that are compatible with the interests of sponsoring laboratories, which are located throughout the resource-rich NIH, an environment devoted exclusively to biomedical research.

Eligibility

Candidates for Postdoctoral Associateships must have less than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of their doctoral degree; Senior Associates will have more than five years of relevant experience since receipt of their doctoral degree. The competition is open to both U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens.

How to Apply

Prospective candidates should apply electronically via the Internet. The electronic application requires submission of:

  • A curriculum vitae.

  • Research proposal.

  • The names and contact information for four references.

Prior to applying, candidates must contact laboratories in which they would like to work (view a list of participating labs) and establish that their proposed project is of interest to the lab leader. Individuals who do not have access to the Internet are encouraged to visit a local library. To apply, visit the NRC WebRAP site.