Division Postdoctoral Appointments
Is U.S. citizenship required?
Is there an age restriction?
No. However, postdoctoral appointees must recently have received a PhD.
Is there an application form?
No. However, the following application materials are required:
- List of publications, abstracts and significant presentations
- If you are a finalist for the position, the Division will ask to provide three letters of recommendation from other than Argonne staff. You are not required to send the letters with your CV or publication list. Please do not ask your referees to send the letters unless you have been contacted by the Division and instructed to do so. However, you need to provide the name and contact information of your referees.
For your security, please do not include the following information in your CV:
Date of birth
Place of birth
Social security number
If letters of recommendation are required, those should be sent directly by the referees via e-mail to Division-Postdoc@anl.gov . They must be in a PDF file from the individual(s) with a signature on official letterhead.
What is the mailing address for the application materials?
There is no mailing address. All materials should be sent via email to Division-Postdoc@anl.gov . In the subject line please include the name of the candidate.
Where will the Fellow work?
The individual will work at an Argonne 's Research Division.
Who should the nominator be?
The nominator must be an Argonne employee (sponsor).
What is the difference between the nomination letter and reference letters?
Reference letters are similar to nomination letters; however, the
may be a member(s) of the dissertation committee, colleagues, other supervisors, or other professors, who can attest to your ability and potential.
What is the proposal about?
The proposal is related to the specific research program you will be working on at Argonne as described in the job description. Research activities at Argonne can be viewed at http://www.anl.gov/Science_and_Technology/programs.html as well as more detailed websites of the various research groups and centers, via the home webpage at www.anl.gov.
Can I scan the official transcripts and send a PDF file along with the other materials?
Yes. However, if selected, you will need to bring the original documents.
Can the nomination and reference letters be included with my other materials?
We prefer that the nominator (sponsor) and
send their letters directly via e-mail to Division-Postdoc@anl.gov . However, we will accept a PDF file that has a letter from the individual(s) with a signature on official letterhead.
When will I receive an acknowledgement regarding my application?
If you would like to know if your nomination and reference letters were received, send an e-mail to Division-Postdoc@anl.gov .
When will I know if I was selected for the appointment?
If selected, HR will contact the individual by phone, email, and in some cases by regular mail.
When will the recipient begin his/her appointment?
The starting date is by mutual agreement with the principal investigator. However, the candidate cannot commence until he or she has obtained the PhD.