DHS TSL Post Doctoral Fellowship Program

Job Description

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL) Visiting Scientist Program is offering postdoctoral fellowships for recent graduates.

What will I be doing? You will join the TSL in a new endeavor in threat detection technology and applied research, specifically related to synthetic data generation. The need to develop synthetic methods to evaluate new Deep Learning algorithms is paramount and the proposed research is new and innovative. The project involves a team of TSL staff and researchers. The program is seeking recent graduates that have experience in modeling and large data sets and have a foundational knowledge of the physics or engineering applicable in learning to create high-fidelity synthetic data.

Why should I apply? This fellowship provides the opportunity to independently utilize your skills and engage with experts in innovative ideas to move the proposed research forward. As a participant you will: • Receive hands-on experience and individualized research opportunities while networking with top scientists and researchers. • Have access to a one-of-a-kind federal research laboratory and state-of-the-art instrumentation. • Enhance your academic and professional preparation; thus, increasing your marketability

What are the benefits? As a participant with TSL, you will receive: • A competitive stipend based on your academic level and experience • Dental and Health Insurance Allowance • Relocation Allowance up to $5,000, if you are located more than 50 miles one way from the hosting facility.

Qualifications Applicants must meet the following requirements: • You must have or be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance for the duration of your appointment. • Have received or expect to complete all requirements for a Doctoral degree by the anticipated start date. Applicants currently pursuing a doctoral degree must provide proof of completion of all degree requirements before the fellowship start date. • Be Sole U.S. Citizen Applicants with education and experience in similar or related fields in physics, mathematics and statistics, engineering, or similar, are also encouraged to apply.

To learn more and apply, visit: www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/DHS-TSL-PostDoc-Fellowships-2023