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Argonne a top place to work for postdocs in 2013
For the third year in a row, the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory is one of the 10 best places to work as a postdoctoral researcher, according to The Scientist magazine's annual survey. Argonne ranked fifth, moving up from sixth place last year, earning specific praise for its benefits and attention to personal and family life. More...


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Postdocs in the Nuclear Engineering Division of Argonne

Division Postdoctoral Appointments

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Division Postdoctoral Associates typically conduct research on existing Argonne's science and technology programs. Candidates are selected based on their academic background and possible input to the research program as described in their proposal. Appointments are awarded for a one-year term, with possible renewal for up to the third year. Detailed information on the application process can be found in the Division Postdoctoral Appointments page of Argonne’s Division of Educational Programs.

A list of Division Postdoctoral openings can be found at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can identify an Argonne employee (sponsor) and enquire about future postdoctoral opportunities. The sponsor, who writes the nomination memo, could be someone already familiar with your research work and accomplishments through previous collaborations or professional societies. Please visit the NE Project Descriptions and the Nuclear Engineering (NE) Division website to view projects and contacts.

NE Postdoctoral Projects:

A list of division postdoctoral projects is available at:

Currently available postdoc positions:

NE Postdoc Openings

To search/view all postdoc appointments and opportunities within the Nuclear Engineering Division at Argonne National Laboratory:

1) please visit the lab's postdoctoral appointments listing and
2) under Division, click on the openings listed for "NE" or search by relevant keyword.
3) Also, be sure to check out our list of postdoc projects.
4) Take special note of always adding Lee Ann Ciarlette in cc () to your email when contacting one of the project leads.

Questions? Check first our page on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about postdoc appointments at Argonne

For other postdoc positions available at Argonne, go to Argonne Job Search.