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Post Doctoral Researcher - Energy Storage

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Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name NREL
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Post Doctoral Researcher-Energy Storage
Golden, CO
Temporary Employee - Full Time
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) Chemical and Materials Science Center (5900) investigates materials and processes for converting sunlight into chemical and electrical energy and conducts theoretical studies and fundamental experimental research on optoelectronic materials. The center seeks talented, innovative and self-motivated Postdoctoral Researcher candidates in the areas of experimental materials science and electrochemistry. The project will be related to new electrode materials for the applications to electrochemical energy storage. This position will have a strong experimental focus and will encompass both materials science studies as well as electrochemical characterization. Prior hands-on experience in the areas such as materials synthesis, morphology/structure characterization and electrochemical testing for batteries is desirable. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the development of novel battery technology from the concept to vehicle and grid applications. Assignments are for one year, with possible renewal for up to a maximum three years. 

We ask candidates to review the job duties section of this posting and list the research experience related to the position. The cover letter should also include a timeframe for availability to start work.
Postdoctoral Researchers will work in the Chemical and Materials Science Center within NREL's Energy Sciences directorate. The successful candidate will have a strong background in electrochemistry and batteries. This person will participate in the research program with focus on energy materials; perform and analysis electrochemical experiments and probe properties via advanced characterization tools. 
Proficient documentation of work in detailed technical reports is expected. The candidate will work with senior staff to publish and present key findings in peer-reviewed journals and at regional and national scientific meetings. Duties also include attention to environmental safety and health issues.
Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years.
Research experience related to electrochemical energy storage including Li-ion, Li-air or Mg-related batteries.
Ph.D. in Electrochemistry, Chemistry, Materials Science or a related field.
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