Leon M. Lederman
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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, 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 in educational outreach efforts, for example through 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.

Respects, understands and values 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, 2017, or should expect to obtain a Ph.D. in the same fields by September 1, 2019.
  • 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).

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

Physical Activity and Work Conditions

Human factors: Mental concentration

Diverse people. Diverse jobs. Great science.
Fermilab is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans
are encouraged to apply.