Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Appointee

Requisition Number: 404489 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

Under the guidance of a supervisor, you will conduct fundamental research in electrochemical energy storage systems. The project will involve physical, chemical, and electrochemical characterization and continuum-scale mathematical modeling of advanced battery technologies. You will establish relationships between the physical/chemical properties and electrochemical performance of these batteries.

In this role, you will plan and conduct research on material characterization, transport property measurements, and continuum-scale models for performance and life of batteries, including microscale models, while adhering to Laboratory and Divisional ESH/QA practices and policies. You will also analyze data; prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed publications; present papers at scientific meetings; and prepare reports, presentations, and papers for group meetings or meeting sponsor reporting requirements.

We expect you to have:

  • Recently completed Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or Electrochemistry.
  • Deep understanding of electrochemistry and electrochemical engineering.
  • Considerable experience in proposing, planning, designing, and implementing experiments.
  • Considerable knowledge of processing and analyzing results.
  • Considerable skill in formulating scientific problems.
  • Considerable skill in written and oral communication.
  • Proven desire to work in a team-based environment.

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