Postdoctoral Research Staff Member at LLNL
Job Opening ID: 12068
The Materials Engineering Division (MED) has an opening within the Polymers and Ceramic Group for a Postdoctoral Research Staff Member with expertise in one or more of the following areas: advanced materials processing, including inorganic materials processing, powder metallurgy; thermal processing of materials; and materials characterization. The Postdoctoral Research Engineer will perform research and development activities related to materials processing and performance for applied materials applications. Creativity and an ability to innovate along with a broad background in a variety of materials and materials processing methods are desired. Improvements to processing and materials selection are needed and this opportunity requires a hands-on experimental approach to materials development of processes that will lead to finished products. This position will report to the Polymers and Ceramics Group Leader.
NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program
APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 20, 2014
Through the National Nuclear Security Administration's (NNSA's)(Offsite link) NNSA Graduate Fellowship Program (NGFP), Fellows work on programs designed to counter nuclear proliferation and maintain nuclear security.
Administered by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory(Offsite link) in Richland, Washington, this 12-month, full-time, salaried fellowship program provides participants with specialized training and practical experience on projects and initiatives that contribute to a safer world. In addition to gaining valuable experience working with federal government programs, participants have opportunities to collaborate with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), as well as other government agencies, national laboratories, and non-governmental organizations.
Key elements of the program for the Class of 2014 are:
- Applicants must be at the master’s or Ph.D. level – either enrolled or graduated by October 20, 2013 or after; with a minimum 3.20 / 4.00 GPA.
- Positions are full-time for one year, from June 2015 through June 2016.
- Assignments are available across the NNSA enterprise. Many placements are in Washington, D.C.; some are at other NNSA sites across the country.
- The range of positions requires a variety of skills, including technical, policy, and business.
Submit your application here.