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Associateship Programs at Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI)

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

  • Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at AFRRI.
  • Click to learn more about Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute
  • 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 AFRRI are open to U.S. citizens.

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

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

Please note: Eligibility can vary for each research opportunity; be sure to check the specific opportunity(s) in which you are interested.


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$54,000 $3,000

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.


Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute (AFRRI) - Bethesda, MD
Mr. James A. Pendergrass, Jr. (301) 295-9227
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Ray Gamble 202-334-2787
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