National Security Education Center (NSEC)Seaborg Institute
Bringing new ideas to long-standing challenges in transactinium science

How to apply

Both US and non-US citizens are eligible to apply, but US citizenship may be required for some research. Postdocs interested in submitting an application for a postdoctoral position must follow the steps outlined below.

Deadline: October 29, 2018

A complete LANL Seaborg Postdoc application package must be submitted by the mentor to by COB October 29, 2018.

All materials need to be combined into one PDF document titled with the applicant's information (PostdocName_Group.pdf) and sent electronically to

A complete package consists of:

  • Clearly defined one-page research proposal distinct from research proposed elsewhere, written by the mentor, describing the candidate's proposed research
  • Nomination memo from the mentor, which includes the anticipated start date of the candidate
  • Copy of a complete LANL postdoctoral application package for the candidate


Contact us

Professional Staff Assistant
Susan Ramsay
(505) 665-0858

Director (Acting)
Franz Freibert
(505) 667-6879

Deputy Director (Acting)
Ping Yang
(505) 667-5620