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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory PhD Intern - Battery Material Research in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 311508

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Energy Processes and Materials

Group: Battery Materials and Systems

Job Description

The Battery Materials & Systems Group within the Energy and Environment Directorate at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is currently hiring a PhD intern for a battery material research project. This internal position will work on material synthesis and study the fundamental issues behind. Knowledge and experience of material synthesis (scaling up), characterization, battery assembly and testing will be preferred to consider. The candidate in material, chemistry, electrochemistry, engineering background is encouraged. The candidate will also prepare reports and manuscripts for publication.

The candidate must have material, chemistry, electrochemistry, or engineering background.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must be currently enrolled/matriculated in a PhD program at an accredited college. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.

Preferred Qualifications

3.75 GPA or higher is preferred.

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

Please be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a “country of risk” without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.

Other Information

The research involves materials synthesis and use of glove boxes.

Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Master's and PhD Level Internships

Group: Battery Materials & Systems

Opening Date: 2021-01-06

Closing Date: 2021-01-20