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Associateship Programs at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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

When to Apply

This Agency only participates in the February and August reviews.

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


Click Eligibility for overall eligibility criteria for RAP.

Research opportunities at NIST are open to U.S. citizens.

Research opportunities at NIST 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
$72,028 $3,000

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


National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Gaithersburg, MD
Ms. Chantale Denis (301) 975-2722
Dr. Jeanita S. Pritchett (301) 975-2549
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Ray Gamble 202-334-2787
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