Call for applications closes March 31, 2017

Feb 8, 2017

OAK RIDGE, Tenn.—The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) is currently accepting applications for the Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program. Recent doctoral graduates in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math have the opportunity to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the intelligence community. The research is conducted by the postdoc fellow, while working in partnership with a research advisor at a host institution and collaborating with an advisor from the intelligence community.

Research opportunities for the current call for applications will be available Feb. 1, 2017, on the IC Postdoc Program website

Established in 2000, the IC Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program is funded by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and administered by ORISE, and supports postdoctoral fellows who conduct research at accredited colleges, universities, and U.S. government laboratories throughout the United States.

The research appointments are for two years, with an option to extend for a third year. To qualify, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen and have received a doctorate degree within five years of the application deadline. The postdoc fellow receives a competitive annual stipend ranging between $75,000 and $79,000, depending on the location, as well as an annual travel budget up to $6,000.

Applications must be submitted by March 31, 2017. For more information about the program and to apply, visit the Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellowship Program website.

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