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Postdoctoral Appointee - Electrochemistry

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC137299338
Company Name
Argonne National Laboratory
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Postdoctoral Appointee \- Electrochemistry

Requisition Number: 405747 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: CFC\-Chemical and Fuel Cycle Technologies

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 Chemical and Fuel Cycle Technologies Division \(CFC\)\.

In this role with the guidance from a mentor, you will:

+ Perform work in the field of molten salt electrochemistry, contributing to the development of technologies relevant to advanced nuclear power systems \(molten salt reactors and fuel reprocessing\)\.
+ Measure and assess fundamental salt chemistry properties \(including thermodynamic, kinetic, and mass transfer parameters\) for high temperature halide salts\.
+ Develop electrochemical sensors to measure essential salt properties in molten salt flow loops\.
+ Develop and demonstrate methods for corrosion control in molten salt systems\.
+ Communicate effectively with supervisors, peers, and Laboratory management through research reports, project presentations, and other regular channels\.
+ Analyze data, prepare manuscripts for submission to peer\-reviewed publications, attend and make presentations at scientific meetings\.
+ Maintain comprehensive knowledge of pertinent literature\.
+ Develop new ideas, concepts, and/or research proposals to build programmatic growth and intellectual property for the Division\.

We expect you to have:

+ Experience with fundamental electrochemistry and applied electrochemical techniques\.
+ Knowledge of electroanalytical measurements\.
+ Strong communication skills \(oral and written\)\.
+ Direct experience with high\-temperature molten salt systems, electrochemical corrosion, and/or materials science is desired, but not mandatory\.
+ U\.S\. citizenship is required for this position\.
+ This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in chemical engineering or a related field at the Ph\.D\. degree level with zero to three years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and practical laboratory experience\.

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\.

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\.


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