Postdoctoral Appointee – Atomic Layer Deposition of 2D Materials
Job posting number: #7191878 (Ref:416779)
Posted: November 7, 2023
We invite applications for a postdoctoral position in the Functional Coatings Group in the Applied Materials Division at Argonne National Laboratory to conduct advanced research in thin film coatings. The successful applicant will play a pivotal role in advancing our research projects applying thin film coating technology to develop 2-dimensional (2D) materials for microelectronics. In particular, the new hire will use atomic layer deposition (ALD) to grow thin films of 2D transition metal dichalcogenide (2D-TMDC) materials such as MoS2 and evaluate methods to tailor the physical and chemical properties of the 2D-TMDC materials. These 2D-TMDC materials will be used in advanced microelectronic devices. Experience in ALD and 2D-TMDC materials is required. The postdoctoral appointee is expected to aid in the design, analysis, and interpretation of experiments as well as present findings to the community through publications and presentations.
Ph.D. in physics, chemistry, or materials science with 0 to 2 years of experience, or the equivalent experience through practical application in a laboratory.
Knowledge of and experience with 2D transition metal dichalcogenide including synthesis, characterization, and testing.
Knowledge of and experience with atomic layer deposition methods and equipment.
Skills working interactively and productively in a multidisciplinary environment.
Skills 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.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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