Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is known for delivering transformational science and technology and accelerating the rate of innovation in energy, environment, and national security.
PNNL's Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship is designed for the next generation of scientists and engineers who will push the boundaries of science to world-recognized discoveries.
Pauling Fellows will be encouraged through active mentoring by internationally recognized scientists and equipped with the resources to carry out a research program of their own design. They will learn cutting-edge approaches, utilize and build state-of-science capabilities, and contribute to research efforts that advance scientific frontiers and solve pressing challenges for the nation.
The Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships at PNNL will provide full funding to their selected candidates on a major research project of their choice.
The position will also include:
Selected candidates will be hired for a three-year maximum duration to complete their project.
We are no longer accepting applications for 2021 appointments; the application period for 2022 appointments will open in the fall of 2021. The Linus Pauling Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is accepting qualified candidate applications from recent and upcoming PhD graduates in science and engineering who wish to conduct research on a project of their choice.
Qualified candidates must have completed a PhD in a science or engineering field related to the mission areas of PNNL by 2017—or no later than summer 2021—from an accredited college or university. All staff at PNNL must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.
Candidates will be required to apply through the PNNL career application site and submit the following items as a single PDF uploaded attachment when applying to this position: