Research Associateships Program

The National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies is offering an award for postdoctoral research to be conducted in residence at the US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory (USACIL) in Forest Park, GA. The research will focus on statistical analysis of mixed DNA samples and the creation of software and algorithms to ultimately enable tracking, group identification and probability analysis of individuals in the group. Qualified applicants should have a background and experience in one or more of the following areas: informatics, genomics, mathematics, numerical methods, and statistics. The strongest applicants will be comfortable with Matlab and DNA analysis. More information on the research focus can be found here:

The award recipient will receive an annual stipend of $65,000, support for relocation and professional travel, and health insurance. Duration of the award is one year renewable in annual increments to a total of three years maximum. Application submission deadlines are February 1, May 1, August 1 and November 1. Prior to applying, qualified individuals should contact the following Research Advisers at USACIL to discuss research interests:

Matthew Bohn at, Tel: 719-502-0967

Jeff Salyards at, Tel: 404-469-5569

Qualified applicants must apply directly to the National Research Council at using online applications found there.

Questions about the application process should be directed to the NRC by email at or by phone at 202-334-2760.

We would appreciate it if you could forward a copy of this message to your graduate students.

Thank you for your assistance.

H. Ray Gamble

Director of the Fellowship Programs
National Research Council
The National Academies
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