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Call for Rosen Scholar Nominations

The fellowship is intended to attract visiting scholars to LANSCE in the fields of nuclear science, materials science, defense science and accelerator technology.


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The FY 2022 Call for Nominations is CLOSED. 

The Rosen Scholar fellowship is reserved for individuals recognized as scientific leaders in a field of research currently performed at LANSCE and who exemplify the innovative and visionary qualities of Louis Rosen. Both experimental and theoretical scientists are encouraged to apply.  The Rosen Scholar is expected to be resident at LANSCE and bring his or her scientific expertise both to LANSCE and the broader Los Alamos scientific community. The position will support the Rosen Scholar at their current salary including relocation expenses for up to one year. Beginning date, end date, and duration (12-month maximum) for the scholarship are flexible, but must be between October 1, 2021 and September 30, 2022. Please include in your nomination package the dates you propose to be at Los Alamos.

Nominations are due by April 2, 2021.

Nomination packages should include a cover letter describing the qualifications of the nominee, a research proposal (3 pages maximum), and a curriculum vita with a publication list and list of invited talks.

The research proposals will be judged on scientific innovation, impact to the field, research approach, and the qualifications of the nominee.  The proposal should briefly address at least one of the following:

  1. Advancement of LANSCE's research portfolio or mission, and
  2. Future capabilities that advance LANSCE-based scientific research (including future facilities that might be co-located with LANSCE)

The nominee should arrange to have 3 letters of reference sent to:

Rosen Scholar Proposal Template and Instructions

Submit Nomination Packages to:

Large format files: to