Sunday, July 13, 2008

The Argonne National Laboratory Named Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Each year Argonne offers these special postdoctoral fellowships
to be awarded internationally on an annual basis to outstanding
doctoral scientists and engineers who are at early points in promising
careers. The fellowships are named after scientific and technical
luminaries who have been associated with the laboratory, its
predecessors and the University of Chicago since the 1940s.

Fellowship recipients will be assigned according to his or her
scientific or technical discipline.

2009 Argonne Named Fellowships
Candidates for the Argonne National Laboratory Named Fellowships must
display superb ability in scientific or engineering research and must
show definite promise of becoming outstanding leaders in the research
they pursue.

Fellowships are awarded for a one-year term, with possible renewal up
to three years. The 2009 Fellowship carries a stipend of $72,000
minimum per annum with an additional allocation of up to $20,000 per
year for research support and travel. The Fellows, who will be
competitively selected by a special fellowship committee, are given
the freedom of associating with Argonne scientists in a research area
of common interest.

How to apply
Your application requires the following documents:

* Nomination memo (? 2 pages) from ANL sponsor (with copy to
Division Director)
* Research proposal (? 2 pages)
* Three letters of recommendation from other than Argonne staff
* CV
* List of publications, abstracts and significant presentations
* Graduate School and Undergraduate Transcripts

The sponsor could be someone who is already familiar with your
research work and accomplishments through previous collaborations or
professional societies. If you have not yet identified an ANL sponsor,
visit the detailed websites of the various Research Programs, Research
Divisions, and Project Descriptions.

Send all application material to : by November
5, 2008. In the subject line please include the name of the candidate.

For your security, please do not include the following information in
your CV:
Date of birth
Place of birth
Social security number

One application is sufficient to be considered for all Named fellowships.

The nominator and referees should send their letters directly via
e-mail to . Letters must be in a PDF file from
the individual(s) with a signature on official letterhead.