Experience Inc. Jobs

Job Information

Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Appointee –In situ synthesis of Solid-State Electrolytes in Lemont, Illinois

A Postdoctoral Appointee position funded for a 2-year period is available within Structural Science group (SRS) in the X-ray Science Division (XSD) at the Advanced Photon Source. The research will be focused on development of new experimental approaches and sample environments for solvothermal synthesis to probe synthetic conditions of solid-state electrolytes in-situ, during synchrotron-based X-ray scattering experiments (e.g. X-ray powder diffraction and pair distribution function methods). The Structural Science group (SRS) in the X-ray Science Division (XSD) at the Advanced Photon Source (APS) enables world-class research using high-energy X-rays by developing cutting edge X-ray instrumentation and techniques, and pursuing research in the physical, chemical, environmental, and materials sciences with a main emphasis on in situ and operando experiments. To accomplish this mission, SRS fully operates four independent beamlines in the photon energy range between 27 to 106 keV.

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

• Experience in conducting in situ and operando synchrotron experiments

• Development of sample environments experiments especially using beamlines at synchrotrons.

• Development of software related to the control of sample environments and data acquisition for beamline experiments is a plus

• Skill in oral and written communication of scientific results and experimental plans.

• Ability to work well in a team environment

Preferred experience

• Background in synthesis

• Knowledge of diffraction theory, crystallography, and approaches to advanced analysis including structural refinement and modeling.

• Design and commissioning of optics and instrumentation at synchrotron facilities

Other

Requires a PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science and related disciplines obtained within last three years.

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, 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, gender expression, 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 Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.

Interested in translating science into innovation? Build your career at Argonne.

At Argonne, we view the world from a different perspective. Our scientists and engineers conduct world-class research in clean energy, the environment, technology, national security and more. We’re finding creative ways to prepare the world for a better future.

To learn more about Argonne's benefits programs, amenities, and other employee programs, visit our main Careers (http://www.anl.gov/careers) site.

To learn more about the exciting science going on at Argonne, visit our Science and Technology (http://www.anl.gov/argonnes-science-and-technology) page.

To request a reasonable accommodation or for other application support, contact us anytime at careers@anl.gov or 630-252-2336.

DirectEmployers