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RAP Lab Opportunities at NMRC/NHRC

Associateship Programs at Naval Medical Research Center/Naval Health Research Center (NMRC/NHRC)

This page provides specific information about areas of research at NMRC/NHRC.

When to Apply

This Agency participates in all reviews.

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


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

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

Research opportunities at NMRC/NHRC 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.


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$47,000 $3,000

$5,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering, Computer Science & Clinical Space-Biomedical Science

NHRC/Naval Aerospace Medical Research Laboratory
$47,000 $2,500
Naval Health Research Center
$47,000 $2,500
NHRC/Naval Submarine Medical Res Lab
$47,000 $2,500

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.


Naval Health Research Center, San Diego - San Diego, CA
Dr. Karl Van Orden 619.553.8421 karl.vanorden@med.navy.mil
Naval Medical Research Center - Silver Spring, MD
Dr. Richard M. McCarron 301.319.7474 Richard.M.McCarron.civ@mail.mil
NHRC Detachment/Health Effects Laboratory - Wright Patterson AFB, OH
Cmdr Warren W. Jederberg 937.904.9433 warren.jederberg@navy.mil
NHRC Naval Submarine Medical Research Laborator - Groton, CT
Dr. Jerry Lamb 860.694.4361 jerry.lamb@med.navy.mil
NRC Program Administrator
Dr. Ray Gamble 202-334-2787 rgamble@nas.edu
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