Postdoctoral Appointee- Analytical Chemistry
Job posting number: #7117224 (Ref:414535)
Posted: December 2, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
With guidance, the appointee will contribute to experiment design, execution, and data analysis in a variety of areas pertaining to various fields of analytical chemistry and surface chemistry. The appointee will work primarily on a project to develop patterned surface coatings deposited with atomic layer deposition (ALD) for a specific application. The appointee will be responsible for documenting results in the form of monthly reports, progress reports to sponsors, and technical publications and presentations. The successful candidate will work as a member of a multidisciplinary team developing technologies and conducting experiments.
The applicant will be expected to have:
Knowledge of analytical or physical chemistry.
Knowledge of and skill in developing complex scientific experiments and instrumentation.
Knowledge of and experience with surface analysis and coating techniques.
Knowledge of and experience with analytical instrumentation.
Skill working interactively and productively in a multidisciplinary environment.
Skill in oral and written communication.
Record of publication and external recognition in these areas.
Ability to work independently on a day-to-day basis.
Demonstrated interpersonal, oral, and written communication.
Ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
To perform the essential functions of this position, successful applicants must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship which is required to comply with federal regulations and contract, illegal drug testing as defined in 10 CFR 707.4 and a background investigation will be required prior to employment.
This level of knowledge is typically achieved through a formal education in analytical chemistry or a related field such as physical chemistry, radiochemistry or chemical engineering, with zero to three years of experience or equivalent in the scientific application of this knowledge and practical laboratory experience. This position description documents the general nature and level of work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities, duties and responsibilities required of job incumbent. Consequently, job incumbent may be required to perform other duties as assigned.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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