Working Here

Leveraging the talents of its world-class researchers and exceptional support staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory 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.



Workplace Flexibility

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is an on-site workplace by virtue of our national scientific missions, multidisciplinary translational research, and responsibility for large, complex user facilities. To best support the needs of both employees and the organization, ORNL offers a variety of workplace flexibility options. 

ORNL provides options that allow employees to balance time or adjust scheduled work hours in addition to vacation, personal days and paid holidays, as well as the opportunity to work off-site on a situational basis.

Some positions are eligible for remote or hybrid work arrangements in pre-approved locations.* Positions with these opportunities will be noted in the job description.  

For information on ORNL’s benefits, visit 

*Remote and hybrid eligibility is not a continued guarantee and could be subject to change based on evolving organizational needs.


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Oak Ridge National Laboratory is managed by UT-Battelle for the Department of Energy.

ORNL is an equal opportunity employer; learn more. All qualified candidates, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, are encouraged to apply. ORNL is an E-Verify employer; learn more. If you have difficulty using the online application system or need accommodation to apply due to a disability, please email: or call 1.866.963.9545.