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Applications being accepted for research opportunities with Higher Education Research Experiences faculty program
Amanda Freuler
Friday, January 26, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Institute for

Science and Education is currently seeking college faculty for paid research

opportunities at Oak Ridge National Laboratory through the Higher Education

Research Experiences program.

This research program provides opportunities for teaching and non-teaching

faculty, like Pasquale Fulvio, to utilize the unique resources of ORNL to

enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education,

encourage careers in science and technology, and improve scientific literacy.

Appointments will be located at the ORNL and generally take place during the

summer; part-time appointments may occur during the semester depending on the

requirements of the project. Sabbatical appointments may also be available.

The program provides stipends based on the certified academic institution

salary for faculty, as well as limited travel and housing assistance, if


Applications are open year round and appointments are made throughout the

year with flexible start and end dates.

To be eligible, applicants must be a member of the full-time teaching or

non-teaching faculty at an accredited U.S. institution in a STEM field or

related discipline, at least 18 years of age and hold an advanced degree. For

more information on eligibility requirements please visit the program




The Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education is a U.S. Department of

Energy asset that is dedicated to enabling critical scientific, research, and

health initiatives of the department and its laboratory system by providing

world class expertise in STEM workforce development, scientific and technical

reviews, and the evaluation of radiation exposure and environmental


ORISE is managed by ORAU, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and federal

contractor, for DOE’s Office of Science. The single largest supporter of

basic research in the physical sciences in the United States, the Office of

Science is working to address some of the most pressing challenges of our

time. For more information, please visit science.energy.gov


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