Argonne National Laboratory
Job posting number: #7100068 (Ref:413350)
Posted: May 13, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Heavy Elements Group in the Chemical Sciences & Engineering Division of Argonne National Laboratory solicits applicants to fill a basic-research staff position in the area of inorganic synthesis. This new position is principally centered on developing a program focused on the synthesis and characterization of f-element molecules and or materials.
Candidates with broad expertise in inorganic synthesis including aqueous and nonaqueous chemistry of f-element molecules and materials are highly desirable. A knowledge of synchrotron-based characterization, f-element chemistry, optical spectroscopy and/or magnetism would be an asset. The successful candidate will join a group of staff with diverse backgrounds in inorganic and physical chemistry, separations sciences, and condensed matter physics.
The applicant is expected to hold a Ph.D. with knowledge and expertise in chemistry or physics and is expected to possess excellent oral and written communication skills. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the planning, sourcing, and development of new initiatives and ongoing research activities.
Demonstrated strong motivation toward creative basic research. Specific expertise in one or more of the following: inorganic chemistry, solution and coordination chemistry, synthesis of molecules and complexes using a variety of synthetic techniques to include both solution and solid state synthesis, and structural determinations including x-ray diffraction and synchrotron based methods
Demonstrated knowledge of radiochemical principles and techniques
Strong oral and written communication skills as defined by oral presentations at scientific meetings and publications in peer-review, archival, and scientific journals.
Considerable experience and general knowledge in inorganic/physical chemistry.
Experience in one or more materials characterization techniques such as NMR, IR, Raman, TGA, optical spectroscopy, or electroanalytical chemistry
This position requires a Ph.D. in chemistry or a related field
RD 2: Bachelor’s and 5+ years, or Master’s and 3+ years, or Doctorate and 0 years, or equivalent
RD 3: Bachelor’s and 8+ years, or Master’s and 6+ years, or Doctorate and 4+0 years.
Job FamilyResearch Development (RD)
Job ProfileChemistry 2
Time TypeFull time
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