Skip to Content

Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education, Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Position Description:

The Intelligence Community (IC) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Program offers scientists and engineers from a wide variety of disciplines unique opportunities to conduct research in a wide range of topics relevant to the Intelligence Community. The research is conducted by the Postdocs, while working in partnership with a Research Advisor and collaborating with an advisor from the Intelligence Community. This is a unique opportunity which allows the postdoc to continue their research at any university or government lab of their choice.

In partnership with the Research Advisor, the Postdoc composes and submits a technical proposal that responds to one of the 42 research opportunities identified at:

Award Details:

  • Annual stipends range from $78,000 to $82,000, depending on research location
  • Annual travel budget of $6,000
  • Appointments for 2 years, and option to extend for a third year
  • Host institutions receive an annual laboratory budget of up to $5,000
  • Research Advisors receive a $10,000 stipend and an annual travel budget of up to $2,000


Postdoc Eligibility:

  • U. S. citizenship required
  • Ph.D. received within 5 years of the application deadline

To Apply:

To learn more and to apply, please visit
Applications Accepted Jan. 3 - Feb. 28, 2023

Postdoc can consider completing their fellowship at NIH.