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Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee - Electrochemistry in Lemont, Illinois

The Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division (CSE) is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to participate in a goal-oriented research team dedicated to the advancement of electrodeposition processes on promoting decarbonization and sustainability.

Under the guidance, the postdoctoral appointee will:

  • Design and conduct electrodeposition experiments and electroanalytical measurements to understand electrodeposition processes of Iron, in both aqueous and non-aqueous media

  • Conducts characterization of electrodeposits using various techniques including X-ray diffraction, SEM, Raman, etc.

  • Develop technical ideas to enable in situ and ex situ electrochemical cells to understand the behavior of electrode interfacial chemistry

  • Perform experiments to understand and quantify reaction pathways and kinetics for desired iron electrodeposition systems

  • Communicate effectively with supervisors, colleagues, and Laboratory management by providing regular updates, technical research reports, project presentations, peer-reviewed publications, and other established communication channels

Position Requirements

  • Ph.D. degree level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalentin chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, or ca closely related field soon-to-be completed or completed within the past three years

  • Knowledge of electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering

  • Knowledge of the physical and chemical principles underlying materials properties, phase equilibria, thermodynamics and the experimental techniques and methodologies associated with these areas

  • Knowledge of safe laboratory practices

  • Skills in designing and conducting experiments to collect specified data, operating and maintaining research equipment, as well as compiling, assessing, and reporting test results

  • Skills in oral and written communication, as evidenced by a history of publications and external recognition

  • Ability to work as a contributing team player in an intense and results-oriented project

  • Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

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Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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