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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