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Associateship Programs at U.S. Army Research Office (ARO)

This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at ARO.

  • Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at ARO.
  • Click www.arl.army.mil/www/default.cfm?page=29 to learn more about U.S. Army Research Office
  • Click About RAP to learn more about the Research Associateship Programs at the NRC.

When to Apply

This Agency participates in all reviews.

Click How to Apply for information about reviews and review deadlines.


Click Eligibility for overall eligibility criteria for RAP.

Research opportunities at ARO are open to U.S. citizens, permanent residents and non-U.S. citizens.

Research opportunities at ARO are open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants.

Click About RAP - Levels for a definition of each level.

Please note: Eligiblity requirements can vary for each research opportunity; be sure to check the specific opportunities in which you are interested.


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$56,000 $2,000

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

All Associates will receive a stipend increase after one year of tenure.


US Army Research Office (ARO) - Research Triangle Park, NC
Dr. Stephen J. Lee 919.549.4365 stephen.j.lee28.civ@mail.mil
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Eric Basques 202-334-2707 ebasques@nas.edu
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