Postdoctoral Appointee - Materials Science

Argonne National Laboratory

Lemont, IL

Job posting number: #7086278

Posted: September 28, 2021

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Applied Materials Division is seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee - Materials Science or Ceramics Engineering to conduct independent research in advanced materials processing, particularly polymer derived ceramics (PDCs), relevant ceramic additive manufacturing techniques, and high temperature densification. Experience with carbide, nitride, and boride systems is desirable. Performs collaborative research with internal and external scientists, including planning, designing, and executing materials and process development experiments. Develops novel materials concepts for data collection, reduction, and analysis. Periodically, conducts microstructural and mechanical characterizations on the materials being investigated. Reports relevant results in an appropriate form, with an emphasis on scientific journals.


Postition Requirements:

A recent (0-2 years) Ph.D. Degree in Materials Science, Ceramics Engineering, or related field.

Hands-on experience with material processing techniques (ceramic powder processing, preceramic polymers, binder jet manufacturing, densification, etc).

Experience with advanced characterizations, including XRD, SEM, TEM, EDAX, strength, fracture/fatigue properties

Skills and organization in data processing, evaluation, and interpretation.

Programming experience with Matlab and data processing software.

Ability to present reports at meetings or conferences and prepare manuscripts for publication.

Strong oral and written communication skills at levels of the orginization.

Ability to be an excellent team player.

A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Additional desirable experience:

Prior experience in hands-on processing of PDCs.

Prior experience in additive manufacturing and PDCs.

Position Requirements

A recent (0-2 years) Ph.D. Degree in Materials Science, Ceramics Engineering, or related field.

Hands-on experience with material processing techniques (ceramic powder processing, preceramic polymers, binder jet manufacturing, densification, etc).

Experience with advanced characterizations, including XRD, SEM, TEM, EDAX, strength, fracture/fatigue properties

Skills and organization in data processing, evaluation, and interpretation.

Programming experience with Matlab and data processing software.

Ability to present reports at meetings or conferences and prepare manuscripts for publication.

Strong oral and written communication skills at levels of the orginization.

Ability to be an excellent team player.

A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Additional desirable experience:

Prior experience in hands-on processing of PDCs.

Prior experience in additive manufacturing and PDCs.

Argonne is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in our workforce. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne prohibits discrimination or harassment based on an individual's age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Job posting number:#7086278
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne,Illinois
United States
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