NEW RESEARCH ADVISER INFORMATION
Permanent scientific staff employed at agencies which sponsor an NRC Research Associateship Program are eligible to be Research Advisers. Prior to applying, prospective Research Advisers should read Applying to be a Research Adviser and Information for Research Advisers.
To become a new Research Adviser, you must establish an online account to complete an application.
Under certain circumstances, non-federal employees may serve as Research Advisers if:
If you are not a federal employee, you should so indicate in the Research Adviser application.
- They are working under long-term contract at the sponsoring agency.
- They meet all other criteria for Research Advisers.
Additional information for new Research Advisers can be found in the following documents:
- The Application Process Flowchart provides an overview of the application and review processes for the NRC Research Associateship Programs.
- The Award Process Flowchart provides an overview of the awards process from the time an Associate starts to their end of tenure.