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Associateship Programs at U.S. Army Research, Development & Engineering Command, NVESD (RDEC/NVESD)

This page provides specific information about the NRC Research Associateship Program at RDEC/NVESD.

  • Use the navigation on the left to explore individual opportunities at RDEC/NVESD.
  • Click to learn more about U.S. Army Research, Development & Engineering Command, NVESD
  • 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 RDEC/NVESD are open to U.S. citizens.

Research opportunities at RDEC/NVESD are open to Postdoctoral 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
$50,000 $6,000

$5,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering & Computer Science

Night Vision/Electronic Sensors Directorate
$75,000 $2,000

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral 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, Development & Engineering Command, Night Vision & Electronic Sensors Directorate (RDEC/NVESD) - Fort Belvoir, VA
Dr. Don Reago (703) 704-1301
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Eric Basques 202-334-2707
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