Postdoctoral Appointee - Advanced Lithium Ion Batteries

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

ID: 7104693 (Ref.No. 413677)
Posted: July 7, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee to mainly conduct research in advanced lithium ion batteries (LIB), including solid state electrolyte and silicon anode.

The candidate will plan and conduct physical, chemical, and electrochemical characterization of silicon electrode and solid state electrolyte materials to understand their stability. The candidate will fabricate electrode and cells and conduct electrochemical testing. The candidate should be familiar with advanced characterization techniques, such as SEM, TEM, XRD, XPS. The candidate should be able to analyze data, prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed publications, present papers at scientific meetings, and prepare reports and presentations/papers for group meetings.

Position Requirements

  • Recently completed Ph. D Degree in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Electrochemistry with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent

  • Hands-on experience in a laboratory environment

  • Demonstrated skill in formulating scientific problems

  • Experience in proposing, planning, designing, and implementing experiments

  • Deep understanding of electrochemistry, able to conduct the cyclic voltammetry, EIS, and galvanostatic test

  • Hands-on experience on material characterization, including SEM, Raman, TGA, BET, PSA, et. al

  • Considerable knowledge of processing and analyzing results

  • Demonstrated skill in written and oral communication

  • Proven desire to work in a team-based environment

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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