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Associateship Programs at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

This page provides specific information about areas of research at EPA.

  • Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at EPA.
  • Click www.epa.gov to learn more about U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • View the Program Brochure
  • 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.

Eligibility

Click General Eligibility Criteria for overall eligibility criteria for the RAP program.

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

Level:
Research opportunities at EPA are open to Regular 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.

Stipend

Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$50,000

$1,365 supplement for medical screening exams--all EPA associates

National Exposure Research Laboratory
$50,000 $3,000

$1,365 supplement for medical screening exams
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering & Computer Science
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Remote Sensing (NERL/ESD/RTP)
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Environmental Statistics
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Metrology/Atmospheric Science
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Mathematics (NERL/AMAD)

$15,000 Supplement for Doctorates in high-resolution NMR spectroscopy, high-resolution MS spectroscopy, or Metabolomics

National Health/Environ Effect Res Lab - Research Triangle Park, NC
$50,000 $3,000

$1,365 allotted for medical screening exams
$4,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Optical Remote Sensing
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering & Computer Science

$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Environmental Health (WED) as of 2/1/14

National Risk Management Research Laboratory
$50,000 $3,000

$1,365 supplement for medical screening exams
$2,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Soil Science (NRMRL/LRPCD)
$20,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Perfluorinated Octanoic Acids Analytical Method Dev & Char in Wastewater Treatment Systems
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Population Modeling
$19,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Environmental Engineering, Combustion Sampling
$10,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Geochemistry
$15,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Environmental Health

National Center for Environmental Assessment
$50,000 $3,000

$1,365 supplement for medical screening exams
$18,000 Supplement for Toxicology, Eco-toxicology, Biology, Ecology, Epidemiology, Pharmacology, Molecular/Cellular Biology, Statistics, Public/Environmental Health

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

Contacts

US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Ada, OK
Ms. Mary-Sue McNeil 580 436 8711 mcneil.mary-sue@epamail.epa.gov
Air Exposure Res Division - Research Triangle Park, NC
Ms. Katherine Coutros 919.541.2433 Coutros.Katherine@epa.gov
Ms. Mary-Sue McNeil 580 436 8711 mcneil.mary-sue@epamail.epa.gov
Air Pollution Prevention and Control Div - Research Triangle Park, NC
Mr. Douglas McKinney 919.541.3006 mckinney.douglas@epa.gov
Linda Green 919.541.1353 green.linda@epa.gov
Atlantic Ecology Division - Narragansett, RI
Dr. Robert M. Burgess 401.782.3106 burgess.robert@epa.gov
Atmospheric Modeling Division - Research Triangle Park, NC
Ms. Katherine Coutros 919.541.2433 Coutros.Katherine@epa.gov
Ecosystems Research Div - Athens, GA
Ms. Brandy Manders 706.355.8030 manders.brandy@epa.gov
Ground Water and Ecosystems Restoration Division - Ada, OK
Ms. Mary-Sue McNeil 580 436 8711 mcneil.mary-sue@epamail.epa.gov
Human Exposure/Atmospheric Sci Div - Research Triangle Park, NC
Ms. Katherine Coutros 919.541.2433 Coutros.Katherine@epa.gov
Land Remediation/Pollution Control Div - Cincinnati, OH
Dr. Fran Kremer 513.569.7346 kremer.fran@epa.gov
Pat Wheeler 513.569.7861 wheeler.patricia@epa.gov
Mid-Continent Ecology Div - Duluth, MN
Dr. Janet Keough 218.529.5025 keough.janet@epamail.epa.gov
National Center for Computational Toxicology - Ada, OK
Ms. Mary-Sue McNeil 580 436 8711 mcneil.mary-sue@epamail.epa.gov
National Center for Environmental Assessment - Cincinnati, OH
Ruth Durham 513.569.7563 durham.ruth@epa.gov
National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory - Research Triangle Park, NC
Ms. Frances Richards 919.541.3453 richards.frances@epa.gov
Ms. Shirley Isenhour 919.541.2283 isenhour.shirley@epa.gov
National Homeland Security Research Center - Ada, OK
Ms. Mary-Sue McNeil 580 436 8711 mcneil.mary-sue@epamail.epa.gov
Sustainable Technology Div - Cincinnati, OH
Ms. Diana Redmond 513.569.7508 redmond.diana@epa.gov
Water Supply and Water Resources Div - Edison, NJ
Ms. Diana Ruffini 732.321.6678 ruffini.diana@epa.gov
Western Ecology Division - Corvallis, OR
Ms Margo Kosoff 541.754.4567 kosoff.marguerite@epa.gov
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Eric Basques 202-334-2707 ebasques@nas.edu
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