Postdoctoral Appointee - Developing/Characterizing/Synthesizing Catalytic Materials
Job posting number: #7116810 (Ref:414485)
Posted: November 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking to hire a postdoctoral appointee. This position is directed at developing and characterizing catalytic materials including platinum-group metal free (PGM-free) and platinum-containing electrocatalysts for energy conversion devices including polymer electrolyte fuel cells and low-temperature water and carbon dioxide electrolyzers.
The position involves synthesizing and characterizing catalytic materials using electrochemical techniques and fabricating and characterizing low-temperature fuel cells and electrolyzers. The position also involves using other tools, such as synchrotron X-ray spectroscopy, scattering, and tomography to evaluate electrocatalytic materials, electrodes, and devices.
Ph.D. degree level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent
Knowledge and experiences in electrocatalytic material synthesis
Comprehensive knowledge of low-temperature fuel cell and water or carbon dioxide electrolyzer electrocatalyst and electrode characterization
Considerable knowledge of aqueous electrochemical techniques and X-ray technique data acquisition and analysis
Experience in high-throughput experimental techniques is an asset
Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to work as part of a collaborative multi-institutional team are required
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in chemistry, materials science or chemical engineering at the Ph.D. degree level with 0-3 years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and practical laboratory experience.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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