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Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Appointee

Requisition Number: 408526 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: CSE-Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree

Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

The Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division (CSE) is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to mainly conduct research in fabrication and characterization of advanced lithium ion batteries (LIB).

The candidate will plan and conduct research on battery material characterization, including electrode optimization, electrochemical and structural characterization, and chemical diagnostic characterization of materials involved. 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.

We expect you to have:

  • Recently completed a PhD Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or Electrochemistry.
  • Considerable hands-on experience in a laboratory environment.
  • Considerable skill in formulating scientific problems.
  • Considerable experience in proposing, planning, designing and implementing experiments.
  • Deep understanding of electrochemistry, able to conduct the cyclic voltammetry, EIS, and galvanostatic test.
  • Hands-on experience on material characterization, including SEM, Raman, TGA, BET, PSA, et. Al.Considerable knowledge of processing and analyzing results.
  • Considerable skill in written and oral communication.
  • Proven desire to work in a team-based environment.
  • Programming skills and solid knowledge on rheology are plus.
  • PhD and 0 year work experience are required for this position.

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