2018 Summer Faculty Opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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In addition to the research, these experiences provide access to scientific seminars, facility tours and other networking events.  Both programs also provide eligible faculty members an opportunity to invite students to apply to participate on the research project.  Selected faculty members and students participate for 10-week summer research appointments.  The summer appointment dates are June 4 – August 10, 2018.


Program Name Eligibility Application Deadline and  Informational Website
DOE Office of Science’s Office of Workforce Development for Teachers and Scientists Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) ·         U.S. citizen or Legal Permanent Resident

·         Full-time faculty member in physics, chemistry, biology (non-medical), math, engineering, environmental sciences, materials sciences, or computer or computational sciences at an accredited U.S. institution historically underrepresented in the U.S. research community

·         5PM ET on January 12, 2018


HBCU/MEI Summer Faculty Research Program ·         No citizenship requirement, unless specified

·         Full-time faculty member at institutions of higher learning that are designated by the federal government as

·         11:59PM ET on February 9, 2018



Please contact Julie Malicoat at [email protected] for additional information.