Postdoctoral Appointee

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7088498 (Ref:ANL-411073)

Posted: November 5, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

We invite applications for a Postdoctoral Appointee in Argonne’s Electrochemical Energy Storage group to conduct advanced research on high-energy, lithium-ion battery systems. 

In this role you will:

  • Synthesize novel composite cathode structures for Li-ion batteries and modify the surfaces through various synthesis/processing strategies.
  • Design, analyze and interpret experiments to clarify the structure/property relationship of materials.
  • Present findings to the community through publications and presentations.

Position Requirements

We expect you to have:

  • A strong understanding of standard battery materials characterization techniques such as X-ray diffraction, absorption, and electrochemical testing of cells.
  • Knowledge of solid state and wet-chemical synthesis methods.
  • An excellent record and knowledge of standard laboratory practices and safety procedures is a strict prerequisite.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are essential.
  • The level of knowledge required is typically achieved through a formal education in physics, chemistry, or materials science at the Ph.D. level with 0 to 2 years of experience; or the equivalent through practical application in a laboratory.

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time



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Job posting number:#7088498 (Ref:ANL-411073)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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