Oak Ridge National Laboratory

PO Box 2008
One Bethel Valley Road
Oak Ridge
United States

Tel: 001 865 241 2950

About Oak Ridge National Laboratory


Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) is the Department of Energy’s largest science and energy laboratory with more than 6500 staff from more than 60 countries, 3200 guest researchers and a budget of approximately $2.7 billion.  ORNL engages in diverse research activities that support the department’s mission of ensuring America’s security and prosperity by addressing its energy, environmental and security challenges.

Why work for us
Leveraging the talents of our world-class researchers and exceptional support staff, ORNL is helping solve critical scientific and technical challenges and, in so doing, creating economic opportunity for the nation. ORNL provides access to unique facilities, laboratories, and equipment, drawing thousands of visiting researchers each year. A vibrant and welcoming scientific community, ORNL embraces the pursuit of innovative ideas and invests in its people to ensure their success.

Training and development
As a student intern, postdoctoral researcher, or early career scientist, you will have the opportunity to work with, and be mentored by, world-class scientists and engineers. You will work to solve the toughest scientific and engineering challenges that have international impact.  

What we are looking for
We are seeking theoretical and applied scientists, postdocs and students interested in:

  • Particle physics
  • Neutron and neutrino physics
  • Condensed matter physics
  • Coupled physics
  • Astrophysics
  • High-energy physics
  • Plasma/fusion
  • Nuclear physics
  • Computational physics
  • Quantum (networking, materials, microelectronics, sensing, algorithms) 

Career opportunities include internships, postdoctoral research appointments, distinguished fellowships, scientific and technical staff positions. 

Oak Ridge, TN, USA

Number of employees

Main areas of research
Biology and environment, supercomputing, clean energy, fusion and fission, isotopes, physical sciences, national security, and neutron sciences

Positions recently recruited for
Research scientist, postdoctoral research associate

How to apply
Visit jobs.ornl.gov

Closing date
All year round 

E-mail carterka@ornl.gov

1 job with Oak Ridge National Laboratory