Sandia National Laboratories is one of the country’s largest research facilities employing nearly 10,000 people at major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. Please visit our website at www.sandia.gov.
We are searching for outstanding Ph.D. candidates to apply for the Harry S. Truman Fellowship in National Security Science and Engineering. The Truman Fellowship is Sandia National Laboratories’ most prestigious post-doctoral fellowship with about two recipients each year. The Truman Fellowship provides the opportunity for recipients to pursue independent, ground-breaking research, based on a research proposal developed by the applicant, in support of Sandia’s national security mission. Candidates are expected to have solved a major scientific or engineering problem in their thesis work or will have provided a new approach or insight to a major problem, as evidenced by a recognized impact in their field.
Candidates must have received a Ph.D. within the past 3 years, or will complete all Ph.D. requirements by commencement of appointment, with a broad-based background and extensive knowledge of research in one or more of the following focus areas: bioscience, computing and information science, engineering sciences, geosciences, materials science, nanodevices and microsystems, and radiation effects science and high energy density physics. Candidates must be seeking their first national laboratory appointment (pre-postdoc internships excluded), have excellent academicand research qualifications, compelling research proposal, excellent communication skills, and enjoy working in a team-oriented, dynamic environment.
The Truman Fellowship is a three-year appointment normally beginning on October 1. The salary is $111,200 per year plus benefits and additional funding for the chosen research proposal. This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a United States Department of Energy security clearance, which requires US citizenship.
For complete application instructions, please visit:
Please submit the complete package to: Yolanda Moreno, Sandia National
Laboratories, P.O. Box 5800, MS 0359, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87185-0359, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org (email preferred). Please reference: Job #657429. All materials and online application must be received by COB November 1, 2017.