NASA Postdoctoral Fellowships - Application Deadline March 1, 2024

Job Summary

Category
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution
Oak Ridge Associated Universities
Number of Positions Available
1
Work Arrangement
In-Person

Job Description

Included Benefits: 

The NASA Postdoctoral Program (NPP) supports NASA’s goal to expand scientific understanding of Earth and the universe in which we live. 

The NASA Postdoctoral Program offers US and international scientists the opportunity to advance their research while contributing to NASA's scientific goals. The NPP supports fundamental science; explores the undiscovered; promotes intellectual growth; and encourages scientific connections. 

Engage in NASA research in Earth science, planetary science, heliophysics, astrophysics, biological and physical science, aeronautics and engineering, human exploration systems, space operations, space technology, and astrobiology. 

 
Details:

Annual stipends start at $70,000, with supplements for higher cost-of-living areas and certain degree fields 

Annual travel and professional development budget of $10,000 

Relocation allowance 

Financial supplement for health insurance purchased through the program 

Appointments renewable for up to three years 

Approximately 90 Fellowships awarded annually 
 

Available Fields of Study:

Aeronautics, Aeronautical or Other Engineering 

Astrobiology 

Astrophysics 

Biological Sciences 

Cosmochemistry 

Earth Science 

Heliophysics Science 

Interdisciplinary/Other 

Physical Sciences  

Planetary Science 

Technology Development 
 

Available NASA Centers:

Ames Research Center 

Armstrong Flight Research Center 

Glenn Research Center 

Goddard Institute for Space Studies 

Goddard Space Flight Center 

Jet Propulsion Laboratory 

Johnson Space Center 

Kennedy Space Center 

Langley Research Center 

Marshall Space Flight Center 

NASA Astrobiology Program 

NASA HQ 

Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

Stennis Space Center 

Wallops Flight Facility 


NOTE: Not all centers participate in every application round... please refer to the website for current opportunity locations.

Eligibility 

See https://npp.orau.org/applicants/eligibility.html for current eligibility requirements 

Recent and Senior-Level PhD recipients 

Application Deadlines 

Three each year - March 1, July 1, and November 1 

To learn more about specific opportunities and to apply, please visit https://npp.orau.org/applicants/opportunities.html  

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2024 Jan 03
Application Deadline
2024 Mar 01