Postdoctoral Appointee - Electrolyte Li-S System Research
Job posting number: #7183814 (Ref:416599)
Posted: September 30, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Chemical Sciences and Engineering (CSE) Division is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee who under the guidance of a supervisor will conduct fundamental research in the development of electrolyte solvents and additives for lithium-sulfur batteries.
The research will be focused on the realization of new electrolyte system for the stable cycling of lithium anode and high loading sulfur cathodes.
The candidate will plan and conduct research on materials characterization including electrochemical evaluation and structural characterization. Mechanistic study on the working and degradation process will also be carried out.
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in chemistry, materials science, engineering, or a related field at the Ph.D. degree level with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and practical laboratory experience
Experience in organic synthesis, possess good problem-solving skills based on understanding of reaction mechanisms
Experience in the purification and characterization of organic compounds
Considerable knowledge of using various analytical techniques such as FTIR, GC-MS, NMR etc.
Knowledge in lithium batteries and experience in electrochemical cell characterization is a plus
Experience in lithium-sulfur system is a plus
Considerable experience in preparing manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed publications, presenting papers at scientific meetings, and constructing reports and presentations to meet the sponsor reporting requirements
A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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