Administered by the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education

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Description: opportunities to conduct research in areas that support ORNL missions in the basic and applied sciences, energy, and the environment

Discipline(s): computer sciences, earth sciences, engineering, environmental sciences, life sciences, mathematics, physical sciences, related scientific disciplines (Also see: Research Areas at ORNL or Major Laboratory Initiatives at ORNL.)

Eligibility: must have completed graduate degree within last five years

Location(s): Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Oak Ridge, Tenn.)

Duration: six months; renewable for one period of three months

Frequency: continuing

Awards made: number varies

Deadline(s): applications accepted on year-round basis

Benefits: stipend based on research area(s) and degree; limited reimbursement for inbound travel and moving; benefits of full-time temporary employees of Oak Ridge Associated Universities.

Funding source(s): Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Program Specialist

Toynette Bird
FAX: (865) 241-5219

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