Biosciences Division



The Environmental Sciences Division has employment opportunities based on funding support that is available in our different Research areas. You can check out our current openings along with other employment opportunities on the ORNL web site ( ).

Highly qualified graduate students who are close to completing their PhD dissertations as well as current postdoctoral fellows who have not completed more than one postdoctoral fellowship and who are not yet 3 years post-PhD are eligible to apply for the Eugene P. Wigner Fellowship program. This program provides research staff positions and two years of research funding at competitive salaries to several scientists across ORNL each year. See

Any questions concerning employment within ESD should be directed to Kari Durham, ESD’s Human Resources Coordinator (865/576-1375,