Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Computational Chemist/Materials Scientist in RICHLAND, Washington
Organization and Job ID
Job ID: 309263
Directorate: National Security
Division: Signatures Science & Technoloy
Group: Global Nuclear Science & Technology
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is searching for a computational chemist/materials scientist to assume a postdoctoral role in a project centered around the integration of measurement, modeling and data science for the treatment of the time-evolution of chemical systems.
The application areas include the capture of molecular species on sorbent surfaces and the elucidation of polymer ageing mechanisms in additively-manufactured components.
The successful candidate will receive dedicated training and mentorship as part of a laboratory-level initiative and will have the opportunity to work with a cross-disciplinary team integrating modelling techniques at multiple scales with measurement and data science methods.
The ability to multitask and work both independently and in a team environment is essential. A demonstrated ability to analyze data and publish results is also required.
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.
U.S. citizenship required.
excellent oral and written communication skills
demonstrated experience publishing in peer-reviewed journals and presenting at scientific conferences
excellent problem solving and data analysis skills
strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively on diverse teams
demonstrated technical aptitude in computational chemistry/materials science
- Ph.D. or equivalent in computational chemistry/materials or related field. Cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher 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 jobs.pnnl.gov.
Directorate: National Security Dir
Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs
Group: Global Nuclear Science & Tech
Opening Date: 2019-04-24
Closing Date: 2019-05-24