Director’s Fellowship Applications Now Being Accepted

Deadline for submission of all application materials is February 11, 2014.

In 2007, Argonne established the Director’s Fellowships to attract top scientific and engineering talent to the lab. Director’s Fellows show promise for leadership in their fields and make significant contributions to Argonne’s strategic mission through existing programs or by initiating new research areas. A Director’s Fellow is hired as an Argonne Scholar with full benefits and a competitive salary. Director’s Fellowships can be renewed annually for up to two years.

Applicants should visit to review Argonne’s research programs. The Argonne Experts Guide may be helpful in finding a sponsor.

The 2014 Fellowship carries a stipend of $78,000 per annum. The Fellows, who will be competitively selected by a special fellowship committee, are given the opportunity to work with Argonne scientists and engineers in a research area of common interest.

To apply, review the Directors Fellowship Application Instructions. When ready to apply, navigate to the application page to upload your CV, graduate school transcripts and research proposal. Nomination memos from the Argonne sponsor and Letters of Recommendation should be sent via email directly to

Questions should be directed to the Postdoctoral Program Coordinator, Dr. Kristene Henne at

For more information on Argonne’s strategic missions, science and technology initiatives and to identify an Argonne sponsor, please visit our home page For more information on the Postdoctoral Program and careers at Argonne, please visit

About Kristene Henne

Kristene “Tina” Henne is Argonne’s Postdoctoral Program Lead for the Argonne Leadership Institute. In this role, she facilitates the postdoc appointment process, postdoc career development, mentoring, advises the Postdoctoral Society of Argonne and serves as a navigator for postdoctoral issues. Henne has a Ph.D. in biological sciences from Purdue University, a B.S. in biology from Governors State University, and an A.A.S. in radiography from Kankakee Community College. She came to Argonne as a postdoctoral researcher in the Biosciences Division in 2009 and became a program coordinator in 2011.
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