Leon M. Lederman Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 20, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 17, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Research Laboratory
Institution/Company: 
Fermilab
City: 
Batavia
State/Province: 
IL
Zip/Postal: 
60510
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Open Date: 10/18/2017

Close Date: 11/22/2017

Description

The Lederman Fellowship at Fermilab is an exceptional opportunity for Postdoctoral candidates with demonstrated ability in research and strong interest in education and outreach. Lederman Fellows have a choice in Fermilab’s broad experimental program including research at the LHC, neutrino physics, astroparticle physics, and other areas within the HEP program. In recognition of Leon Lederman’s commitment to the teaching of physics at all levels, Fellows are expected to participate in educational outreach efforts, for example, the "Saturday Morning Physics" program.

The Lederman Fellowship is a 3-year appointment with the possibility for extension of up to two (2) additional years.

Respect, understand, and value individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.

Abide by all environment, safety, and health regulations.

 

Qualifications and Essential Job Functions

  • Candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics, astrophysics, or a closely related field after September 1, 2016, or should expect to obtain a Ph.D. in the same fields by September 1, 2018.
  • Demonstrated exceptional ability in research.
  • Ability to participate in physics outreach.

 

Application Instructions

Interested candidates should submit via Academic Jobs Online: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum Vitae, 3) Research Statement, 4) Outreach Statement, and 5) Three or More Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at the AJO site).

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10235

For general information about this position, please contact Barbara Hehner, LMLFAPP@fnal.gov or visit http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/leon_lederman/index.html.

 

Physical Activity and Work Conditions

Human Factors: Mental Concentration

There is no legal requirement that Fermilab sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence. As a result, Fermilab will make the decision to sponsor an employee on a case-by-case basis. Fermilab will consider the following factors, among others, when determining whether to sponsor an employee for U.S. permanent residence: performance, length of service, long-term need for the position, and cost.

 

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.

Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory.

Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Barbara Hehner
Email: 
LMLFAPP@fnal.gov