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Jill Hruby Fellowship

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, Nov 1st 2017

We are now accepting applications for the 2018 Jill Hruby Fellowship in National Security Science and Engineering. The Hruby Fellowship is one of Sandia National Laboratories’ most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships. This fellowship aims to develop women in the engineering and science fields who are interested in technical leadership careers in national security. Jill Hruby is the first woman to have been appointed director of a large, multidisciplinary national security laboratory and has been a driving force for other women at Sandia and across the country to follow careers in technical leadership.

Jill Hruby Fellows have the opportunity to pursue independent research that supports Sandia’s purpose: to develop advanced technologies to ensure global peace. In addition to receiving technical mentorship, Jill Hruby Fellows participate in a unique, prestigious leadership development program. To be considered for this fellowship, applicants must display excellent abilities in scientific and/or engineering research and show clear promise of becoming outstanding leaders. Fellows may work at either of Sandia’s principal locations in New Mexico and California. All qualified applicants will be considered for this fellowship.

Sandia’s competitive wage and benefits package includes an annual salary of $111,200; flexible work arrangements; 11 paid holidays; three weeks of vacation; health, vision, and dental insurance; and a 401(k) savings plan with company match.

Qualifications we Require

Ph.D. conferred within the past three years or completion of Ph.D. requirements by commencement of appointment Fall 2018
Evidence of strong academic achievement, exceptional technical accomplishment, leadership and ability to team effectively
No previous postdoctoral appointments at a national laboratory (internships excluded)
Ability to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance, which requires US citizenship
Research in areas relevant to national security

Qualifications we Desire

Creativity and self-motivation
Good communication skills
Interest in management/leadership
Ability to work in a team-oriented, dynamic environment
Demonstrated interest and/or experience in service to the nation
Broad-based background and extensive knowledge in one or more of the following areas: bioscience, computing and information science, engineering sciences, geoscience, materials science, nanotechnology and microsystems, and radiation effects and high energy density sciences

How to Apply: 

The Hruby Fellowship is a three-year appointment and normally commences on October 1, although exceptions may be made to accommodate special circumstances.

To apply for the Hruby Fellowship, follow these steps:

  • Locate job opening 658086 for Jill Hruby Fellowship.
  • Click Apply Now, and follow the instructions to upload your resume.