Argonne National Laboratory

Career Opportunities

Argonne’s Physics Division is dedicated to discovering the structure and function of a wide range of different nuclei and isotopes, as well as advanced accelerator technology for the next generation of nuclear physics experiments. We’re looking for bright and curious scientists and engineers to join our efforts to find the foundations for new devices and technnologies for everyone through breakthrough science.

The Physics Division at Argonne has earned worldwide recognition for research in nuclear structure, nuclear astrophysics, accelerator mass spectrometry, nuclear theory, hadron physics, atom trapping, and other techniques and research areas. We work closely in a number of important collaborations that unite researchers from Argonne and other labs and universities, as well as operate the Argonne Tandem Linear Accelerator System (ATLAS) as a user facility.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, we encourage you to apply for one of our open positions.

  • Internal Applicants: career listings in Physics Division (select "PHY" in the "Select Divisions" field on the job search form)
  • External Applicants: career listings in Physics Division (select "PHY" in the "Select Divisions" field on the job search form)
  • Career listings within the Physical Sciences and Engineering directorate
  • Postdoctoral Opportunities within PHY
  • Argonne's Careers web site maintains the most current listing of opportunities around the Laboratory.

Student Opportunities

The PHY Division, in conjunction with Argonne's Educational Programs, conducts programs for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in physics or a related discipline. These programs are sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy for student research opportunities at colleges, universities, and national laboratories.

Postdoctoral Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

The PHY Division, in conjunction with Argonne's Educational Programs, conducts the Faculty Participant Program for faculty members of accredited U. S. colleges and universities. Researchers who explore the frontiers of knowledge carry their excitement into the classroom to motivate and inspire students. Research opportunities and experiences improve the quality of undergraduate education faculty members provide.

For more information, contact Lisa Reed.