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Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) - Postdoctoral Research Program

Deadline: Varies

NOTE: Applications are accepted in early April, July, October & December. Deadlines vary according to program.

Postdoctoral appointees perform research in a robust scientific R&D environment, present and publish research, advance knowledge in basic and applied science, and strengthen national scientific and technical capabilities. To be considered for a postdoctoral appointment a candidate must be nominated and sponsored by a member of the Laboratory's technical staff. There are several postdoctoral appointment types.

Fellows
Initial appointments are for two years, renewable for a third.

  • Research Associates pursue research as part of ongoing LANL science and engineering programs.
  • Director's Fellows collaborate with LANL scientists and engineers on staff-initiated research.
  • Agnew National Security Fellows pursue experimental, theoretical, computational science and engineering research aligned with the national security mission (see Identified Research Areas). Open to persons with the ability to obtain a DOE "Q" security clearance, which usually requires U.S. citizenship.
  • Nicholas C. Metropolis Fellows pursue research in the areas of computational and computer science, physics, and engineering (see Identified Research Areas).

Distinguished Fellows
Appointments are for three years.

  • Marie Curie (MC) Fellow - Awarded to the highest-ranked women candidates. Open to all nationalities and research areas aligned with the Laboratory's mission. For more information, see Madame Curie Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow Appointment.
  • Richard P. Feynman (RPF) Fellow in Theory and Computing - Awarded to the highest-ranked candidates in theory or computing. Candidates must have the ability to obtain a DOE "Q" security clearance, which usually requires U.S. citizenship.
  • J. Robert Oppenheimer (JRO) Fellow - Open to all nationalities and research areas aligned with the Laboratory's mission.
  • Frederick Reines (FR) Fellow in Experimental Sciences - Awarded to the highest-ranked candidates in experimental sciences. Candidates must have the ability to obtain a DOE "Q" security clearance, which usually requires U.S. citizenship.

Postdoctoral Partnership Appointment

  • Intelligence Community (IC) Fellows - In coordination with the Intelligence Community and the Department of Energy, this fellowship provides the opportunity for recipients to collaborate with LANL scientists and engineers regarding staff-initiated research in areas that have the potential for future technological developments important to the Intelligence Community. This fellowship is open to those who have the ability to obtain a DOE “Q” Security Clearance, which usually requires US citizenship

Eligibility:
Applicant must:

  • Be sponsored by a technical staff member in order to be considered for a postdoctoral position.
  • Have completed their PhD by the starting date of the postdoctoral appointment.
  • Have completed their PhD within 5 years of their application for the postdoctoral appointment.
  • Some positions require citizenship.

Award amount:

  • Salary ranges from $72,200 - $106,000.
  • Award includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Contact:
Mary Anne With
Education and Postdoc Office
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Tel: 505-663-5629
Email: postdocprogram@lanl.gov

URL: http://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/postdoctoral-research/postdoc-program/index.php
Brochure: http://www.lanl.gov/careers/career-options/postdoctoral-research/_assets/docs/postdoc-program-brochure-Feb13.pdf

 

Categories: Annual stipend of at least $10,000; Sciences/Engineering/Math; US Citizens, Nationals, or Permanent Residents; International Students; Postdoctoral/Post-graduate; Fellowship/Grant; Unrestricted

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