Postdoctoral Appointee - Materials Scientist/Chemist, Battery Technologies
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Location: Lemont, USA
- Job Number: 7176890 (Ref #: 416494)
- Posting Date: Sep 8, 2023
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to mainly conduct fundamental research in the field of battery technology development. The Postdoctoral Appointee will plan and conduct research on battery material synthesis and characterization, including electrochemical, chemical and structural characterization and electrode optimization. The ideal candidate should be familiar with the synthesis and fundamental electrochemistry associated with Mn-rich oxides and cathode-electrodes thereof.
The candidate should be able to analyze data, prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed publications, present papers at scientific meetings, and prepare reports and presentations/papers for group meetings. The candidate will carry out innovative and hands-on independent laboratory work and collaboration across groups. The successful candidate will join a diverse team of ANL researchers and work closely with universities and other national laboratories. This position is open immediately and is based on renewable yearly contract.
Ph.D. degree level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent in materials science, chemical engineering, chemistry/electrochemistry or related field
Considerable knowledge in lithium-ion battery electrochemistry and their battery components
Hands-on experience of battery material synthesis (solid-state, co-precipitation, wet-chemical) and general characterization (SEM, TGA, BET, XRD, etc.)
Skill in electrochemical characterization of batteries as well as familiarity with Maccor or other equivalent testing systems
Plus with experience and knowledge associated with co-precipitation reactors and methods of processing lithium-ion cathode-oxide materials
Skilled in general lab practices, safety, and housekeeping
Considerable skill in written and oral communication
A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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