Job Title: John von Neumann Fellowship in Computational Science

Location of Position: Albuquerque, New Mexico or Livermore, California

Employing Institution: Sandia National Laboratories

Description of Position: 

We are now accepting applications for the 2023 John von Neumann Fellowship in Computational Science. This is one of Sandia’s most prestigious postdoctoral fellowships with funding from the Applied Mathematics Research Program in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research and Sandia’s Laboratory Directed Research and Development Program. In this position, you will:*

  • Address complex problems in support of mission areas of national importance
  • Collaborate with highly motivated researchers on challenging research questions
  • Disseminate your work via leading publications and conference venues

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • You have or will receive a Ph.D. in applied/computational mathematics or a related area, such as computer science, engineering, or statistics, conferred after January 1, 2019 and no later than August 2023.
  • A background that includes research experience in one or more of the areas listed above, as evidenced by a strong record of research publications and presentations
  • A compelling research proposal for self-directed research to be conducted as a von Neumann Postdoctoral Fellow. The research proposal must be mathematical in nature (broadly interpreted) and have relevance to computational, scientific, engineering, or analysis work at Sandia.
  • Appropriate background and experience to pursue the proposed work
  • Ability to acquire and maintain a DOE security clearance, which requires US citizenship

 Application Procedure:

 To apply for the John von Neumann Fellowship, follow these steps:

  • Submit a single PDF file containing your cover letter, CV, and a 3-5 page research proposal when applying to Job ID #684932
  • Have three letters of recommendation sent to [email protected];
  • Use "VN Fellowship" as the subject line.

 Contact Information[email protected]


Closing Date: 11/22/2022