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Available positions in Tretiak’s team

The Los Alamos National Laboratory sponsors many programs to provide opportunities for both student and postdoctoral employment. You can get a good general overview of what is available by at the Laboratory Career, Jobs webpage, and in particular, by looking at their listings of postdoctoral opportunities.

Postdoctoral openings

Truly outstanding applicants may apply for prestigious and highly competitive Director's and Oppenheimer's postdoctoral fellowships, which provide the opportunity to pursue independent research. Candidates for these positions need to be nominated by technical staff members. The winners are selected four times annually and are determined by the strengths of the candidates' research proposals and their academic and research excellence. If you are interested to apply, send a resume, publications list, statement of research interests and future plans, and arrange for 3 recommendation letters to Sergei Tretiak by e-mail to serg@lanl.gov (preferably), or by mail to MS B221, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545

Undergraduate and graduate summer student program

Center for Nonlinear Studies and T-1 group at Los Alamos National Laboratory has an extensive summer undergraduate/graduate student program. Duration of an appointment is usually 1-3 months. We are seeking qualified applicants to work on research projects related to the theoretical chemistry of excited states in organic and semiconductor molecular systems. No previous experience in this area is required but general background in quantum mechanics and solid state physics is desirable. The salary level ranges from $2k to $4k/per month depending on person's experience + relevant travel expenses (browse for details LANL Web site http://www.lanl.gov/education/index.shtml ). Proof of good academics standing from your college or university, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and two recommendation letters are required to apply.

To apply: please send a resume with publications list, brief statement research interests and arrange recommendation letters to Sergei Tretiak by e-mail to serg@lanl.gov (preferably), or by mail to MS B221, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545. One also needs to apply online at the appropriate LANL Web site http://www.lanl.gov/education/index.shtml.

The deadline is in late February (early applications are especially important for non-US citizens).