- Laboratory Experience
- Communication Skills
Requisition Number: 407223 Location: Lemont, IL
Functional Area: Research and Development Division: AMD-Applied Materials Division
Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree or equivalent
Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00
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The Applied Materials Division (AMD) at Argonne National Laboratory conducts applied research to develop sustainable innovative technologies to improve the efficiency of resource and energy utilization; to minimize our dependence on imported energy; and to enhance our national security.
A Postdoctoral Appointment is now open for a candidate in lithium-ion battery recycling. The candidate will possess a good understanding of batteries and processes to make and recycle them. Research related to material separations and other recycling unit operations is the focus of the appointment with other aspects of recycling likely to be included. Familiarity with electrochemistry and analytical techniques used to characterize electrode materials such as ICP, XRD, SEM, and TGA is important.
Ph.D. Degree in Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Engineering or Electrochemistry
Experience in planning, designing and implementing experiments
Knowledge of processing and analyzing results
Knowledge of materials separation equipment and techniques
Hands-on experience in a laboratory environment
Experience in material separations and recycling
Understanding of lithium-ion battery chemistries and production methods
Understanding in lithium-ion battery science
Ability to work well within a team as well as on his/her own
Good oral and written communication and presentation with peers, colleagues, etc.
The ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Talent Recruitment Programs, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne’s Legal Department.
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