Distinguished Postdoc Programs
The INL Distinguished Postdoctoral Associate Program is designed to attract, recruit, develop and inspire
early-career researchers who have the potential to develop into INL’s future scientific and technical leaders. These appointments are highly competitive and intended to recognize and provide Distinguished Postdoc Associates with a competitive award, research experience, mentorship, and training to develop their capabilities. All the appointments are in person at our Idaho Falls complex and site facilities.
INL’s Distinguished Postdoctoral Program Opportunity:
• Develop and build independent research while helping advance INL, Department of Energy and national agendas for energy and security
• Access to cutting-edge instrumentation and facilities
• Mentors include top INL researchers and leaders
• A prestigious and competitively compensated position
- Glenn T. Seaborg Distinguished Postdoctoral Associate Program
The Glenn T. Seaborg Institute’s mission is to nurture early-career Ph.D. scientists and engineers in the general area of actinide science. Outstanding applicants with research interests in solid state chemistry and physics, materials science, nuclear physics, solution chemistry and separations, radiation chemistry, and forensics and standards as related to the actinides are encouraged to apply. The Glenn T. Seaborg Distinguished Postdoctoral appointment provides up to two years of research support with a possible one-year extension.
- Russell L. Heath Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate Appointment
Idaho National Laboratory has postdoctoral research positions available through its Russell L. Heath Distinguished Postdoctoral Research Associate program. The distinguished appointment is awarded to early-career scientists and engineers interested in advancing the fields of nuclear energy, critical infrastructure protection and clean energy. Outstanding applicants with research interests over a broad range of fields supporting INL’s mission including, but not limited to, chemistry; physics; materials science; nuclear, mechanical and electrical engineering; earth/environmental science; separations science; biomass; geology; catalysis; advanced manufacturing; computational science; cybersecurity; electric vehicles and infrastructure; battery technologies; power engineering; wireless technology; systems analysis and design; or any related field are encouraged to apply. This appointment provides up to two years of research support with a possible one-year extension.
Apply here: https://inl.gov/postdoc-program/