Developing synthetic approaches for preparing solid-state and polymer electrolytes for Li batteries and other advanced battery systems
Postdoctoral Research Assoc
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About the Opportunity:
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate in energy storage. Opening for a postdoc researcher with financial aid is available in Professor Hongli Zhu's group (website: http://www.coe.neu.edu/research/hongli_group/index.html ). Appointments beginning in August 2021 are preferred. The successful candidate will work on a DOE project to develop the technology for the next generation of energy storage devices. The position will be responsible for conducting electrode, electrolyte and cell technology development, performance evaluation, analyze performance and make recommendations to improve performance. The applicant will work in the laboratory environment with synthetic and analytical chemistry equipment as well as generate data analysis and experimental reports documenting the experiments and the results obtained. Interested candidates should email a resume, research statement, and contact information for 3 references to Professor Hongli (Julie) Zhu (email@example.com ).
Performing structural and electrochemical characterization of electrode materials
Studying the degradation mechanisms of battery electrodes
Disseminating research findings with high-quality scientific papers and presentations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Self-motivated and a self-starter with hands-on skills and abilities a must. Team-oriented attitude required
Ph.D. degree in Electrochemistry, Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical/Mechanical Engineering, or closely related fields
A strong background in synthesis, materials characterization, and electrochemistry
Ability to work collaboratively with group members and internal/external colleagues
Good verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational and communication skills are a must.
Skills at solid state and polymer electrolyte materials synthesis and characterization
Experience in cell technology development, manufacturing batteries, building and testing prototype battery samples.
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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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