Postdoctoral Fellow (Kostecki Research Group) - 92602Organization: ED-Energy Storage & Distributed ResourcesBerkeley Lab’s Energy Storage & Distributed Resources Division (ESDR) is looking for a Postdoctoral Fellow to join their Kostecki Research Group!In this role, you will direct and carry out diagnostic investigations of advanced energy storage systems. You will perform research that will define the fundamental issues affecting rechargeable battery performance. You will study the nature of physicochemical properties of interfaces, nanostructures, and the mechanism of electrochemical and chemical phenomena that determine the behavior of the electrochemical energy storage systems. This will involve characterizing electrodes used in rechargeable batteries, preparing research publications, presentations, and reports, to assure the smooth operation of the electrochemical laboratories. What You Will Do:
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For full consideration, please apply by May 21, 2021, with the following application materials:
How To ApplyApply directly online and follow the on-line instructions to complete the application process.Learn About Us:Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.The Energy Storage and Distributed Resources Division (ESDR) works on developing advanced batteries and fuel cells for transportation and stationary energy storage, grid-connected technologies for a cleaner, more reliable, resilient, and cost-effective future, and demand-responsive and distributed energy technologies for a dynamic electric grid.The Kostecki Research Group (Kostecki Lab) conducts research on basic processes and fundamental phenomena that occur in electrical energy storage/conversion devices and water treatment systems. We develop and apply advanced spectroscopy and microscopy techniques in combination with electrochemical methods to obtain a detailed insight into the mechanism of interfacial phenomena, which determine the function, operation, and degradation modes of materials, electrodes, and devices. We work closely with our partners in national labs, academia, and industry to establish clear connections between diagnostics, theory/modeling, materials synthesis, and technology development R&D.Berkeley Lab’s Postdoc Program is committed to providing Postdoctoral Researchers and Visiting scholars with a positive and impactful experience to jump-start their career through premium research and career development, networking opportunities, mentoring programs, and a strong community. For more information, please visit our Berkeley Lab Postdoc Resources site and our Berkeley Lab Postdoc Association site.Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to hire individuals who share these same values and commitments.Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."