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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doc Research Associate - Battery Electrochemistry in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 310085

Directorate: Energy and Environment

Division: Energy Processes & Materials

Group: Battery Materials and Systems

Job Description

We are seeking an outstanding scientist to join our Battery Materials and Systems group to explore new battery materials chemistry and electrochemistry, including metal anode electrochemistry and new cathode materials. The successful candidate's primary responsibility will be study of electrochemical interface/interphase, development of new electrode/electrolyte materials. The candidate will also prepare manuscripts for publication, present the research work internally and externally at national/international conferences, and develop new ideas for the funded research.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.

Preferred Qualifications

The candidate must possess a Ph.D. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or other related fields within the past five years from an accredited college or university and have experience in one or more of the following areas: expertise in electrochemistry, strong background in battery materials and devices; extensive knowledge and hands-on skills in material preparation, battery assembly and testing required.

Demonstrated record of publishing in first class journals and an ability to collaborate effectively on a teaming environment are required. Must be safety orientated.

3.5 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: Battery Materials & Systems

Opening Date: 2019-11-06

Closing Date: 2019-11-27