Savannah River National Laboratory Postdoctoral Program

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Description:   The Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) postdoctoral research associate program provides opportunities for participants to utilize the unique resources at SRNL to enhance their understanding of science, mathematics, technology, and environmental fields. Some appointments are for U.S. citizens only; the appointments are capped at three years maximum duration through the IEOW.

Discipline(s):   life, health, and medical sciences; mathematics; physical sciences; earth, environmental, and marine sciences; engineering; A significant number of the SRNL postdocs need to be able to acquire and hold Q or L clearances

Additional Discipline Information: 

Eligibility:  No Citizenship Requirements. Varies depending upon specific needs. Minimum eligibility requirements include GPA of 3.0/4.0 or equivalent, and PhD degree, less than 5 years prior to application. For appointment, applicants must pass a substance abuse test (for ORAU and SRNS), General Employee Training, and (if applicable) Radiation Worker Training. Most positions, but not all, require ability to acquire Q or L security clearance.

Location(s):   South Carolina. The appointments are at Savannah River National Laboratory, but some projects require the postdocs to visit, sample or do field work at related Department of Energy facilities on the Savannah River Site.

Duration:   Positions can be posted to the SRNL Talent and Opportunity System (SRNL-TOppS) at any time, depending upon project needs

Additional Duration Information: 

Frequency:  Year around, depending upon SRNL project needs.

Awards made:  Variable, depending upon SRNL project funds and needs.


Benefits:  SRNL Postodocs are ORAU temporary employees and thus have access to ORAU benefits.

Funding source(s):  Funds to support the postdoctoral appointment are transferred from Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, Inc. to ORAU/ORISE.

How to apply:  Prospective research associates can apply to positions posted to the SRNL Talent and Opportunity System (TOppS). The web-based application system is presently available at: SRNL-TOppS.

Project Manager Senior Program Specialist
Art Stewart Bonnie DeJarnette

(865) 576-2312

(865) 241-4832


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