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Post Doc Research Associate - Energy Storage

RICHLAND, WA


Job Description

Job ID: 307971
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Job Description

We are seeking an outstanding scientist to join our multi-disciplinary team for energy storage research to investigate cutting edge technologies in the advanced lithium metal batteries and explore other energy storage systems. The successful candidate's primary responsibility will be the development of novel polymeric/inorganic composite electrolytes to improve the Coulombic efficiency of lithium metal anode, to suppress lithium dendrite growth and to be stable at high voltage cathodes, the development of materials, the fabrication and testing of electrodes and batteries, and the final products delivery. The candidate will also prepare manuscripts for publication, present the research work internally and externally at national/international conferences, and develop new ideas for the funded research.
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Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at jobs.pnnl.gov.
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Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.
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Preferred Qualifications

Must possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or other related fields within the past five years from an accredited college or university. Prior experience with development of energy storage materials especially polymer electrolytes is preferred. Strong background and knowledge in electrochemistry and materials chemistry for advanced battery research are required. Extensive knowledge and hands-on skills in batteries, battery assembly and testing required. Good experience in electrolytes are desired.

Demonstrated record of publishing in first class journals and an ability to collaborate effectively on a teaming environment are required. Must be safety orientated.

Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Physics or Materials Science or related fields.

3.5 GPA or higher is preferred
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Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307971
Directorate: Energy and Environment
Division: Energy Processes & Materials
Group: Electrochemical Materials & Systems
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