The Kostas Research Institute, LLC together with the Dept. of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering are a Postdoctoral Research Associate in energy storage. The successful candidate will work with a team to develop new technologies 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Developing synthetic approaches for preparing solid state and polymer electrolytes for Li batteries and other advanced battery systems
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
We are looking for a creative, enthusiastic, team-oriented and self-motivated candidate from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.
A PhD in electrochemistry, chemistry, materials science, chemical/mechanical Engineering, or related fields is required. Experience and skills in solid and polymer electrolytes synthesis, electrochemical and material characterization are desired. The position will required conducting electrode, electrolyte, and cell development; performance evaluation and analysis.
Requisition Number: STFR004600
Internal Number: 54933
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