Postdoctoral Appointee - Mathematical Modeling of Solid-State Batteries
Job posting number: #7184117 (Ref:416606)
Posted: October 3, 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, conducts research on mathematical modeling of solid-state batteries. The project involves understanding and describing the interplay between the electrochemical and mechanical processes at metal-anode/solid-electrolyte and cathode/solid-electrolyte interfaces.
Successful candidate will develop computational models at the mesoscale or macroscale level using the principles of mass, momentum, and energy balance, to describe morphology changes, dendrite growth, side reactions, delamination processes etc. in hard and soft materials.
The successful candidate will collaborate extensively with experimental (electrochemical characterization, synchrotron analysis) and theoretical groups (specializing in atomistic simulations, DFT, AIMD) within Argonne National Lab, and other Labs and Universities in the US and across the world.
The successful candidate will be expected to develop mesoscale computational models, implement them, run simulations, analyze data, prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed journals, present papers at scientific meetings, and prepare reports, presentations, and papers for group meetings or meeting sponsor reporting requirements.
Recently completed Ph. D Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or Electrochemistry with 0 to 3 years of experience or equivalent
Deep understanding of electrochemistry, electrochemical engineering, and mechanical engineering
Strong skills of developing computational models using the principles of mass, momentum, and energy balance
Some experience in proposing, planning, and designing experiments
Considerable knowledge of processing, analyzing results, and formulating scientific problems
Considerable skill in written and oral communication
Proven desire to work in a team-based environment
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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