Argonne National Laboratory Fellowship Opportunity: WALTER E. MASSEY FELLOWSHIP

Walter Massey Fellowshop honoring the legacy of leadership in advancing science and diversity.

Opportunity for early career researchers within three years of receiving their Ph.D. to conduct independent research aligned with Argonne and DOE missions. Fellows will be paired with an Argonne sponsor to conduct independent research, while integrating into established programs. Fellows are hired as an Argonne Scholar with full benefits, a highly competitive salary and a stipend for research support. Fellows may renew their appointments on an annual basis for up to three (3) years, with the possibility of retention.

Applications are accepted from July–October each year and must include:

Research Proposal
Three (3) Letters of Recommendation
Academic CV
Graduate Transcripts

Finalist candidates will be
invited to a virtual interview with the selection committee. Finalists will be connected with an Argonne sponsor to support their candidacy. All application materials must be submitted by 7:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time (U.S.) on October 1, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. Decisions are expected in January.

Walter E. Massey is an educator, physicist, executive, and former Argonne National Laboratory Director. Massey’s career had earlier seen him serve for 12 years as president of Morehouse College, of which he is now President Emeritus. His leadership in the arts and sciences led him to serve as President and Chairman of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and to receive both the Enrico Fermi Award for Science and Technology from the Chicago Historical Society. That it bears the name of Walter Massey underscores the prestige of this fellowship.

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