ORISE Fellowship Program with the US Army Aeromedical Research Lab – Fort Rucker, AL

Components of the online application are as follows:

  • Profile Information
  • Educational and Employment History
  • Essay Questions (goals, experiences, and skills relevant to the opportunity)
  • Resume (PDF)
  • Transcripts/Academic Records
  • References

Submitted documents must have all social security numbers, student identification numbers, and/or dates of birth removed (blanked out, blackened out, made illegible, etc.) prior to uploading into the application system.

If you have questions, send an email to ARMY-MRMC@ORISE.ORAU.GOV. Please list the reference code of this opportunity in the subject line of the email.

Application Deadline
4/30/2019 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

The U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory (USAARL) aims to provide medical research in the military operations environment to sustain the warfighter’s performance by delivering medical research and developing, testing, and evaluating solutions to air and ground warriors. USAARL conducts medical research to develop and provide the biomedical basis for countermeasures that prevent and mitigate warrior injury.

An ORISE Library Science research opportunity is available with USAARL in Fort Rucker, AL. The participant will gain technical skills and professional development by assisting USAARL Research Librarian with research-relevant literature searches; cataloging of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and aerospace medicine texts; technical document collection maintenance and development; etc. The participant would have the opportunity to learn military medical and research librarian skills, and expand their knowledge of library sciences in research fields relevant to USAARL, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, and U.S. Army Medical Command.

For more information about USAARL, please visit https://www.usaarl.army.mil/.

Appointment Length

This research appointment is a twelve month research opportunity, the appointment may be renewed for four additional one year terms.  USAARL would like to have the selected participant start in May/June 2019.

Participant Benefits

Participants will receive a stipend to be determined by USAARL. Stipends are typically based on the participant’s academic standing, discipline, experience, and research facility location. Other benefits may include the following:

  • Health Insurance Supplement. Participants are eligible to purchase health insurance through ORISE.
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Training and Travel Allowance

Nature of Appointment

The participant will not enter into an employee/employer relationship with ORISE, ORAU, DOD, or any other office or agency. Instead, the participant will be affiliated with ORISE for the administration of the appointment through the ORISE appointment letter and Terms of Appointment.


U.S. Citizenship is required

A Bachelor’s Degree in library sciences or a science-related degree with library experience in cataloging, database administration, library technical services, etc.

Eligibility Requirements
  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree received within the last 60 months or currently pursuing.
  • Overall GPA: 2.50
  • Discipline(s):
    • Other ()
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences (36 )

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