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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Bach Research Associate - Material Science in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 309343

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Nuclear Sciences

Group:Radiological Materials

Job Description

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is seeking a post-bachelor research associate to support projects relating to waste vitrification. The research associate will work with senior research scientists to study various aspects of vitrifying nuclear waste. Focus will be on technetium retention in the glass and studying the phases that form upon heating a waste feed to high temperatures to form a glass. The researcher will perform laboratory work to prepare samples and characterize results. They will also be guided through data interpretation, presentation and documentation of the work.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a Bachelor’s degree within the past 24 months or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university. Minimum overall GPA of 2.5 required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel.

  • Must have hands on experience in a laboratory setting.

  • Bachelor Degree in Materials Science, Geology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related field

  • 3.0 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

Directorate: Energy & Environment

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Radiological Materials

Opening Date: 2019-05-14

Closing Date: 2019-06-04