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Postdoctoral Research Opportunities

Postdoc fellowships and research positions available at national labs and federal research facilities nationwide

For scientists who have recently completed their Ph.D. in a science or engineering discipline, a postdoc research position can make an excellent start to a career at a national laboratory or other research facility. ORISE sponsors more than 50 postdocal research programs across the United States, many of which have immediate openings for qualified candidates.

Our complete catalog of postdoctoral fellowships will let you search for a program that best suits your qualifications and preferences for location and starting date. Click the button below to view all of our postdoc research programs and sort them by sponsor, length of appointment or location.

Current Openings for Postdocs

Ready to jump start your career today? Listed below are postdoc research positions with immediate availability. This list can be searched by keyword or sorted by location or sponsoring agency.

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Current Research Opportunities for Postdocs

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Opportunity Number Opportunity Title Organization
ARS-QSARU-2015-0070 Research Food Technologist Postdoctoral Research U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
EPA-ORD/NHEERL-AED-2014-07 Applied Molecular Ecology and Ecological Modeling U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA-ORD/NERL-ERD-2014-05 Toxicogenomics, Multivariate Statistics, and Bioinformatics U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
CDC-NCCDPHP-2015-0015 Surveillance Evaluation and Enhancement Epidemiology Fellowship Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
DHHS-OAH-2015-0105 Evaluation Fellowship U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
EPA-ORD-NCCT-2014-06 High Throughput Point of Departure Approaches to Risk Assessment U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA-ORD/NERL-EERD-2014-03 Monitoring Spread of Aquatic Invasive Species Using Next-Generation Sequencing Technology U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
ARS-GGRU-2015-0022-01 Research Geneticist/Molecular Biologist (Postdoctoral/Visiting Scientist) Opportunity U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)
NASA NPP NASA Postdoctoral Program National Aeronautics and Space Administration
RPP-EPSA-2015-2402 Post-Graduate Opportunity to Support America’s Climate Communities of Excellence Initiative Department of Energy (DOE)
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