ORNL boasts state-of-the-art capabilities across a wide range of scientific and engineering disciplines, including materials science and engineering, computer and computational science, neutron scattering, neutron science and technology, biological and environmental research, national securities, nuclear physics and engineering, fusion and fission science and technology, and energy efficiency and renewable energy (building technologies, advanced manufacturing, transportation technologies).
Oak Ridge is also the place to be for scientists and engineers who want to be leaders in their disciplines while addressing challenging problems in a multidisciplinary environment. Our researchers work in laboratories with world-class, often unique, facilities including the Spallation Neutron Source, High Flux Isotope Reactor, Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, National Transportation Research Center, Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, Buildings Technologies Research and Innovation Center, Center for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors, and many more. Many research groups are cross-disciplinary and projects may be supported by multiple Divisions and Directorates.
Students must be a U.S. citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (LPR) at the time of application.
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must:
Application Review and Appointment Offer Process
During the Appointment
Appointments require a commitment to the research program at ORNL. The participant's research must be conducted in a manner and according to a time schedule that meets the overall research needs of ORNL.
Participants may also have the opportunity to collaborate on manuscripts and/or to join conferences, poster sessions, and other opportunities to present or publish their research.
All GRSI participants are required to submit an appointment reflection and present a poster or technical talk at the end of the program.
Participants receive a biweekly stipend based on their educational level. Stipend payments are taxable as an educational benefit. There will be a delay after starting before you receive your fist stipend. You should be prepared to cover all personal expenses for the first 30 days of your appointment.
All awards and active participation in the program are contingent upon security access approval to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, agreement with the Terms of Appointment, and completion of all contingencies in the offer letter. All contingencies of an appointment offer must be met before the applicant can begin an appointment.
GRSI participants are required to have coverage under a health insurance plan and must provide proof of such coverage. It is your responsibility to secure insurance coverage before arriving at the appointment site.
The application will require:
All documents must be submitted via Zintellect. All application components must be completed and received in the system in order to be considered.
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until February 15, 2023 at 5:00 PM EST OR until available spaces are filled.
For questions, contact ORNL-GSO@orise.orau.gov.
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