Fermilab, Lederman Fellowship

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Fellowship ID:FNAL-Lederman Fellowship-LF2018 [#12331]
Fellowship Title: Lederman Fellowship
Fellowship Type:Fellowship or award
Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map]
Subject Areas: High Energy Physics / Experiment, LHC, Neutrino physics and Astrophysics
Astrophysics / Experimental Astrophysics, particle astrophysics, Astrophysics, Computational Astrophysics, Cosmology, Galaxy Formation
Cosmology/Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2018/11/21help popup finished (2018/10/09, finished 2019/05/26, listed until 2018/11/28)

*** 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 are free to choose any area in Fermilab's broad experimental program for performing their research, including research in neutrino physics, research at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), astroparticle physics, and research in intensity frontier experiments such as Muon g-2 and Mu2e. 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. An example would be the "Saturday Morning Physics" program or other outreach.

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

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, 2017, or should expect to obtain a Ph.D. in one of the same fields by September 1, 2019.
  • Demonstrated exceptional ability in research.
  • Ability to participate in physics outreach.
  • Respects, understands, and values individual differences that embody the principles of diversity.
  • Abides by all environment, safety, and health regulations.

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).

For information about this position, please contact James Hirschauer: jhirsch@fnal.gov

or visit http://www.fnal.gov/pub/forphysicists/fellowships/leon_lederman/index.html

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

Further Info:
Fermilab Lederman Fellowship
c/o Terry Read
MS 205
Batavia, IL 60510

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