The Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellowship is awarded internationally to outstanding doctoral scientists and engineers who are at early points in promising careers.
Candidates for the fellowships must display superb ability in scientific or engineering research and must show definite promise of becoming outstanding leaders in the research they pursue. Fellows work closely with an Argonne sponsor to pursue their research interests.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
– Accelerator Science and Engineering
– Applied Mathematics and Statistics
– Aquatic Science
– Astronomy and Astrophysics
– Chemical Engineering
– Civil Engineering
– Computational Science
– Computer Science and Engineering
– Earthquake Engineering
– Electrical Engineering
– Energy Technology and Storage
– Environmental and Earth Science
– Environmental Engineering
– Global Security
– Instrumentation: Sensors and Detectors
– Manufacturing Engineering
– Materials Science and Engineering
– Mechanical Engineering
– Medical Science
– Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
– Nuclear Engineering
– Systems Engineering
– X-Ray Science and Technology
Agriculture & Forestry, Area & Cultural Studies, Astronomy & Space Sciences, Bio Engineering & Biomedical Engineering, Biology, Biotechnology, Business & Management, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering & Construction, Computer Sciences (CS), Earth Sciences, Economics, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Embedded Technology, Energy & Power Engineering, Engineering & Technology, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Forestry, Humanities, Information Technology (IT), Manufacturing and Production Engineering, Marine Sciences & Oceanography, Materials Science & Engineering (MSE), Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medicine & Health, Natural Sciences & Mathematics, Nuclear Engineering, Pharmacy& Pharmacology, Physics, Plant & Crop Sciences, Quality Control Engineering, Social Sciences, Software Engineering, Supply Chain Management & Logistics, Web Technologies & Cloud Computing
Candidates for the fellowships must display superb ability in scientific or engineering research.
Candidates must show definite promise of becoming outstanding leaders in the research they pursue.
Proposals from all STEM disciplines are accepted and should align with Argonne or DOE missions.
Candidates should consult with their sponsors to determine the strategic alignment of proposals.
A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
Fellows are hired as an Argonne Scholar with a highly competitive salary.
Fellows are hired as an Argonne Scholar with a stipend for research support.
Cover Tuition Fees
The first two years of the fellowship are funded 100% by Argonne’s Laboratory Directed Research Development (LDRD) Program. The third year is funded 50% by LDRD and 50% by other programs identified by the fellow and sponsor.
Fellows may renew their appointments on an annual basis for up to 3 years, with the possibility of retention.
Complete application packages will include Sponsor nomination form completed and submitted by your Argonne sponsor. It must be must be sent directly via e-mail to email@example.com.
Complete application packages will include Research proposal and project plan submitted using the research template.
Recommendation letter/Reference Letter
Candidates should have three letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation and the Sponsor nomination form must be sent directly via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Letters must be in a PDF file from the individual(s) with a signature on official letterhead. In the subject line please include the name of the candidate.
CV / Resume
CV uploaded through the application link.
Candidates must be within three years of having received the PhD at the time of application or be in the process of completing their degree requirements.