Postdoctoral Appointee: Recycling Researcher- Hydrometallurgy
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Location: Argonne, IL
- Job Number: 7109170 (Ref #: 414029)
- Posting Date: Aug 27, 2022
- Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Applied Materials Division (AMD) at Argonne National Laboratory conducts applied research to develop sustainable innovative technologies to improve the efficiency of resource and energy utilization; to minimize our dependence on imported energy; and to enhance our national security.
A post doc position is now open in the Materials Recycling R&D Group. The position is focused on battery recycling R&D. This candidate will join a team developing and testing material separations and recycling operations, and will help contribute to that team. The candidate is not required to have, but would benefit from a good understanding of lithium-ion battery systems and performance characteristics. The work will involve R&D on a broad range of separation technologies. Experience in direct recycling and hydro-based recycling processes a plus. This position will be primarily laboratory-oriented and may involve chemical analysis of the isolated materials. The candidate will develop experimental designs, run technical experiments, make detailed observations, gather and analyze data, and effectively report information.
- A recent (0-2 years) Ph.D. Degree in engineering, chemistry, or similar degree.
- Knowledge of materials separation equipment and techniques
- Ability to work well within a team as well as alone.
- Skilled oral and written communication skills at all levels of the organization.
- A high commitment to safety.
- A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.
- Knowledge of metallurgical separation technologies, particularly hydrometallurgical.
- Experience with flow chemistry techniques a plus, but not required.
- Experience in process development and plant operations.
- Knowledge of electrochemical performance of lithium-ion batteries.
Job FamilyPostdoctoral Family
Job ProfilePostdoctoral Appointee
Worker TypeLong-Term (Fixed Term)
Time TypeFull time
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