Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory for Faculty

Funding Agency:
Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Higher Education Research Experiences at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (HERE at ORNL) provides research opportunities and associated activities for teaching and non-teaching faculty. The program is designed to complement academic programs by utilizing the unique resources of ORNL to enhance science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, encourage careers in science and technology, and improve scientific literacy, while at the same time contributing to the Laboratory mission.

This is a continuous posting.  Applications will be reviewed and selected by ORNL mentors on a rolling basis as opportunities become available.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • 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
  • Hold an advanced degree - verification required
  • Be 18 years or older prior to the start of appointment
  • Be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident at the time of application - verification required
  • Have medical insurance during appointment - verification required

Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Basic Science