Postdoctoral Research Associate – Polymer Chemistry and Engineering

Argonne National Laboratory

Argonne, IL

Job posting number: #7101119 (Ref:413434)

Posted: May 25, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Nanoscience and Technology Division/Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at Argonne National Laboratory has an available postdoctoral position focused in the area of functional polymers, including but not limited to optoelectronic polymers, light-emitting polymers, electrochromic polymers, biodegradable polymers, etc. The position is funded for one year and renewable up for three years (subject to performance evaluation).

We are seeking highly motivated and independent postdoctoral researchers to join our autonomous material discovery research team to carry out research on functional polymer design and experimental automation design. Applicants with the background from a range of areas, including but not limited to organic and polymer synthesis, polymer processing and characterization are welcomed.

The successful candidate will have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and gain in-depth knowledge of the research frontiers in the fields of autonomous material discovery. He/she will also have the opportunity to be a part of a world-class scientific team and involved in vigorous research programs.

Position Requirements

Candidate should have completed a doctorate level degree in chemistry, chemical engineering, material science, polymer science and engineering, or a related discipline. Previous experience in the following areas is highly desired:

  • Background in organic and polymer synthesis, polymer processing and characterization

  • Experience in programming is desired but not required

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Strong skills in collaboration and ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment

Interested candidates should send a detailed curriculum vitae including a list of publications and the names and addresses of three professional references through the Argonne web site at http://www.anl.gov/careers for requisition number 413434.

For additional questions, please contact Dr. Jie Xu (xuj@anl.gov)

  

Job Family

Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile

Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

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