The National Research Council is accepting applications for the 1989 Resident, Cooperative, and Postdoctoral Research Associateship Programs in science and engineering. NRC administers the awards for 30 federal agencies and research institutions, which have 115 participating laboratories in the U.S.

About 450 new full-time Associateships will be given for research in biological, health, behaviorial sciences and biotechnology; chemistry; Earth and atmospheric sciences; engineering and applied sciences; mathematics; physics; and space and planetary sciences. Most of the programs are open to recent Ph.D.s and senior investigators and to citizens of the U.S. and other countries. More than 5500 scientists have received Associateships since the programs began in 1954.