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Postdoctoral Appointee

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC148037538
Company Name
Argonne National Laboratory
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description

Postdoctoral Appointee

Requisition Number: 407053 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: CSE\-Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree or equivalent

Level \(Grade\): 700 Shift: 8:30 \- 5:00

electrolyte\-electrodesinteractions, electrolyte degradation, surface reconstruction, new electrodes development, effect of synthesis condition on morphology and density\. The research will be carried out in close collaboration with experimentalist within and outside our group in orderto provide innovative and robust solutions\.This position is open immediately and is based on renewable yearly contract\. Interested candidates should submit a full CV and names/contact of three referees\.

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The Materials Research Group in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division of Argonne National Laboratory solicits applicants to fill a postdoctoral position in the area of computational materials science\. The successful candidate will conduct research using atomistic modeling to understand chemical processes in energy storage devices, such as,electrolyte\-electrodesinteractions, electrolyte degradation, surface reconstruction, new electrodes development, effect of synthesis condition on morphology and density\. The research will be carried out in close collaboration with experimentalist within and outside our group in orderto provide innovative and robust solutions\.This position is open immediately and is based on renewable yearly contract\. Interested candidates should submit a full CV and names/contact of three referees\.

This position requires a Ph\.D\. in a theoretical discipline, such as condensed\-matter physics, materials science or a related engineering field is required\. To be eligible, candidates must have completed their Ph\.D\. within the last 3 years\.

Additionally, the candidate should demonstrate experience working in High Performance Computer \(HPC\) clusters and supercomputers\. Familiarity with UNIX/Linux operating systems and code development \(e\.g\. Python\)\. Experience in carrying out large scale first principles atomistic simulations of molecules and solids using electronic structure based codes \(VASP, CP2K, Quantum Espresso, Gaussian09\), and machine learningtechniques\. Knowledgeof the physical and chemical principles underlying materials properties, phase equilibria, thermodynamics, crystal structure\. Knowledge and understanding to provide novel solutions to electrochemical issues from diverse areas of materials research, oxides, composites, and electrochemical interfaces\. Demonstrated experience in performing simulations studies that inform and collaborate with experimental projects\. Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and leadership skills\.

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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