Research Associate Programs at Naval Research Laboratory
This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at NRL.
Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at NRL.
Visit www.nrl.navy.mil to learn more about Naval Research Laboratory.
Select RAP Home to learn more about the NRC Research Associateship Programs.
When to Apply
This Agency participates in all reviews.
Visit the NRC Research Associateship Programs For Applicants page for the application review schedule and important information for applicants.
Review the eligibility criteria for RAP.
Research opportunities at NRL are open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents.
Research opportunities at NRL are open to Postdoctoral applicants.
Note: Eligibility can vary for each research opportunity. Be sure to check the specific opportunity(s) in which you are interested.
Additional Information on the Naval Research Laboratory
NRL Research Associateship Awards are made for one year. Awards may be renewed for a second and third year, upon mutual agreement of the Laboratory Program Representative, Research Adviser and Associate, pending the availability of funds. Renewals are generally for 12 months, but in special cases can be granted for less than 12 months but at least 6 months. In some cases an extension may be requested to bring research to a logical conclusion of up to 3 months.