Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointment - Molecular Materials in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Appointment - Molecular Materials

Requisition Number: 405407 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: MSD-Materials Science Division

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

Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00 .

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Argonne National Laboratory's Materials Science Division (MSD) has openings for two post-doctoral positions in the area of computational chemistry/materials.

The post-doctoral researcher will use density functional theory calculations to investigate chemical reactivity in the bulk and interphase. Related projects are in the broad area of computational electrochemistry and Computational catalysis. The initial appointment will be for one year and can be renewed (maximum of two more years) subject to satisfactory performance. The post-doctoral associate will benefit from collaborations with other experimental and computational scientists at Argonne. Based on the initial screening, we will invite selected candidates for an onsite interview at Argonne National Laboratory before final selection.

For details regarding postdoctoral programs at Argonne, please refer https://www.anl.gov/careers/your-career/postdoctoral-programsa >.

We expect you to have:

  • A PhD in chemistry/chemical engineering/materials science within last 2-3 years.
  • Computational chemistry/materials modeling using one or two of the electronic structure theory based codes are essential (Gaussian/QCHEM, VASP/Quantum Espresso, CP2K/ LAMMPS).
  • Strong publication record and communication skills are is essential, and programming/scripting skills and data science skills are desirable for these positions.

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