Postdoctoral Appointee - Energy Conversion & Storage

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7064286 (Ref:407716)

Posted: February 18, 2020

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We invite you to apply for a Postdoctoral Appointment with Argonne’s Materials Science Division. The purpose of this appointment is experimental studies on the growth and characterization of solid state batteries using a wide variety of structural, chemical, and electrical characterization techniques. 

This position is open immediately and is based on renewable yearly contract. Interested candidates should submit a full CV and names/contact of three referees.

We expect you to have:

  • Considerable experience in synthesis and characterization for solid state materials.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Ph.D. in an experimental discipline, such as condensed-matter physics, materials science or a related engineering field is required.
  • To be eligible, candidates must have completed their Ph.D. within the last three years.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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