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Panofsky Fellowship Application

Deadline: December 15, 2022


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Panofsky Fellowships are awarded to early career doctoral scientists with potential for innovation and growth and the ability to create new opportunities as their career develops. 

All applications are due no later than Dec. 15, 2022. Incomplete applications will not be considered for review. 

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SLAC Panofsky fellows talk about what makes their research so exciting (2015–2020)

The intent of the Panofsky Fellowship is to foster the values of creativity and high achievement that W.K.H. Panofsky demonstrated  as a researcher and a visionary leader who enabled fundamental science research. 

The appointment carries a five-year term at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, with salary and benefits commensurate with the experience of the candidate, and generous research support that includes funding for a postdoctoral researcher.

Since the fellowship's inception in 1989, there have been 28 fellows performing research at SLAC.Panofsky Fellowships encompass the full range of scientific research at SLAC: accelerator science & advanced accelerator research, applied energy research, biosciences, chemical science, computer science, elementary particle physics, high energy density matter, material and condensed matter science, particle astrophysics and cosmology, X-ray science, including ultrafast science and advanced X-ray instrumentation, at LCLS and SSRL.

Pief Panofsky

Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky, known affectionately to most as “Pief”, was born in Berlin in 1919. 
Biography of Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky


Panofsky Fellowship in the news

From the invisible world of elementary particles to the mysteries of the cosmos, recipients of this prestigious award for early career scientists explore nature at every level.

2022: Chelsea Bartram and Brian Lenardo named 2022 Panofsky Fellows at SLAC

2021: Peter Dahlberg and Benjamin Ofori-Okai receive 2021 Panofsky Fellowships at SLAC

2020: Auralee Edelen and Wai Ling Wu receive 2020 Panofsky Fellowships at SLAC

2019: Daniel Gruen awarded 2019 Panofsky Fellowship at SLAC

2018: Emma McBride and Caterina Vernieri Receive 2018 Panofsky Fellowships at SLAC

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SLAC Panofsky fellows talk about what makes their research so exciting

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