Assistant Scientist - Nanoscience and Technology Division
Job posting number: #7121785 (Ref:414685)
Posted: January 12, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
Nanoscience and Technology Division Center for Nanoscale Materials
The Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking an assistant scientist with emphasis in the area of clean energy. The CNM is a DOE Office of Science user facility providing researchers from across the globe with world-class expertise and instrumentation for multidisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology research. All research and tools support cutting edge science and the user community.
The prospective theoretical or experimental researcher will carry out basic research and development to advance nanoscale understanding of materials or chemical phenomena surrounding clean energy, such as renewable energy generation and storage, including nano-catalysis and photovoltaics. This includes, but is not limited to, electrical and thermal energy storage; conversion and capture of carbon dioxide; hydrogen production, storage, and use; and solar energy conversion to electricity and fuels. An area of responsibility with equal emphasis is engaging and enhancing the user base in areas of clean energy.
A strong background in areas of clean energy research is required. Leveraging existing cutting-edge capabilities and scientific expertise at the CNM is expected. The minimum education requirement is a Ph.D. degree in the physical sciences level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent.
Interested candidates should send:
1) Cover letter conveying the candidate’s interest in the CNM and how their experience and expertise will contribute to success in this position
2) Detailed curriculum vitae including a list of publications, areas of expertise, and the names and addresses of three professional references
3) 2-page statement describing proposed research activities
4) 1-page statement that describes both how the candidate will support and engage the scientific user community in research
As well as the candidate’s ideas in expanding diversity, equity, and inclusion at the CNM. Applications can be submitted through the Argonne web site at http://www.anl.gov/careers.
Job FamilyResearch Development (RD)
Job ProfileMaterials/Ceramics/Metallurgical 2
Time TypeFull time
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