Lederman Fellowship Committee, Fermilab

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Fellowship ID:FNAL-Lederman Fellowship Committee-LF [#3591]
Fellowship Title: Lederman Postdoctoral Fellowship in Experimental Physics
Fellowship Type:Fellowship or award
Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map]
Subject Area: High Energy Physics / Experiment
Appl Deadline:2013/12/27 finished (posted 2013/11/08, finished 2014/06/29, listed until 2014/01/03)

*** this fellowship has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


The Lederman Fellowship at Fermilab is intended to attract exceptional Postdoctoral candidates who have demonstrated outstanding ability in research and who in addition have a strong interest in education and outreach. Lederman Fellows have a choice in the broad progam of experimental work at Fermilab which includes research at the LHC, neutrino physics, astroparticle physics, and research at the Intensity Frontier. In recognition of Leon Lederman’s commitment to the teaching of physics at all levels, Fellows are also expected to participate for a fraction of their time in education, for example through the program of "Saturday Morning Physics", or other outreach.


Candidates should have obtained a Ph.D. in experimental particle physics, astrophysics, or a closely related field after September 1, 2014, or should expect to obtain a Ph.D. in the same fields by September 1, 2016.

Term of Appointment

The term is for three years with the possibility of up to a two year extension.

Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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.

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Fermilab is America’s particle physics and accelerator laboratory.

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

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the description.

Further Info:
Fermilab Lederman Fellowship
c/o Barb Hehner
MS 122
Batavia IL 60510

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