Designed for full-time faculty members from institutions historically marginalized in STEM research, the DOE Office of Science Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) is your opportunity to enhance your research competitiveness and the innovative STEM learning you bring to students through a funded collaborative experience with a Department of Energy (DOE) national laboratory.
VFP is offered over the summer term in a 10-week experience. To further strengthen your research collaboration, returning VFP participants can apply to participate in a 10-week experience in spring or fall terms and receive financial support for a teaching buyout. Faculty who participate in VFP over the summer also have the option of inviting up to two of your students (one of these may be a graduate student) to join the project.
To apply, you must submit a research project proposal that is co-developed with the collaborating research staff located at the host DOE laboratory at the time of submitting your application.
The Visiting Faculty Program (VFP) Program is now open for applications for the 2024 Summer Term. Applications are due January 9, 2024 at 5:00 PM ET.