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Lemont, IL 60439
Requisition Number: 404969 Location: Lemont, IL
Functional Area: Research and Development Division: NST\-Nanoscience and Technology
Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree
Level \(Grade\): 700 Shift: 8:30 \- 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter
We invite you to apply for a Postdoctoral Appointee position with our Nanoscience and Technology Division \(NST\)\.
In this role you will:
+ Perform first principles modeling in the areas of renewable energy materials \(photovoltaics, thermal management\), nanoscience, and interfacing first principles modeling with experimental measurements\.
+ Develop and implement of algorithms and software for first principles materials property prediction, and interfacing materials modeling with experimental data\.
+ Perform first principles modeling of renewable energy materials\.
+ Develop and implement algorithms and software\.
+ Initiate and maintain collaborations\.
+ Publish results in refereed journals and makes oral presentations at meetings conferences, symposia, and seminars\.
+ Maintain cognizance of available techniques and expertise in related research groups through interactions and collaborative efforts\.
+ Report on research progress, technique development, and new initiatives to peer reviewers and to program managers\.
We expect you to have:
+ Considerable expertise in density functional theory modeling of materials, modeling related to x\-ray, electron microscopy, or other characterization techniques, algorithmic and/or software development, and high performance computing\.
+ Excellent written and oral communications, and data analysis skills\.
+ Strong skills in collaboration and ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment
To be eligible, candidates must have completed their Ph\.D\. within the last three years\.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, 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\.