Are you ready to strengthen your scientific and technical expertise in the field while collaborating with world-renowned researchers? These programs at Oak Ridge National Laboratory provide hands-on research opportunities for faculty from U.S. colleges and universities.

All programs on this page are limited to current, full-time teaching faculty at an institution of higher education in the U.S., unless otherwise noted. Application deadlines vary by program. Click on the Program name to learn more about each.

Faculty Research Programs

Program Eligibility Funding Duration Commitment
DOE Visiting Faculty Program (VFP)
  • Full-time Faculty
  • U.S. Citizen/LPR
  • Limited to select institutions
Fixed Stipend 10-week, Summer Full-time
HBCU/MEI Faculty Summer Research Program
  • Full-time Faculty
  • No citizenship requirement
  • Limited to select institutions
Matches home institution salary 10-week, Summer Full-time
Higher Education Research Experiences (HERE) - Faculty
  • Full-time Faculty
  • Non-teaching faculty accepted
  • U.S. Citizen/LPR
Fixed Stipend Summer, academic semester, or 6-12 month sabbatical Full-time or part-time