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Sandia National Laboratories Postdoctoral Program

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Academic Level:
Postdoc & Early Career

If you have completed your doctoral degree within the last three years and would like to continue building your experience and knowledge in basic and applied science and technology, you could be hired for a postdoctoral appointment at Sandia.

Sandia's postdoctoral program provides opportunities to work with top scientists and engineers using state-of-the-art instruments and tools. Postdoctoral appointees conduct leading-edge research, publish and present their findings, collaborate with others in academia and industry, and contribute to the advancement of technology in a wide variety of scientific fields.

Postdocs at Sandia bring together a wide range of scientific disciplines and diverse backgrounds from premier universities around the world. The postdocs form a vibrant community that is supported in many ways. For example, our Postdoctoral Professional Development Program, known as (PD)2P, provides an active social and career networking group that connects young researchers, highlights their work, and creates opportunities to advance their skills for future success. By providing professional development resources, (PD)2P helps postdocs attain their full potential as outstanding independent researchers.

Key areas for postdocs at Sandia

•Biosciences and biotechnology

•Chemistry and materials science


•Computational mechanics

•Computer science


•Microelectronics and microfluidics




A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, vacation, paid holidays, and relocation assistance.

Participating Institution(s):
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Sandia National Laboratories (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Postdoc Website this link takes you to a different website

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
General Engineering & Physical Sciences
Information Sciences
Materials Science & Engineering
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Materials Processing
Metallurgical Engineering
Nanomaterials Science & Engineering
Solar Energy
Surface Science & Engineering

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