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Electrochemistry Postdoctoral Research Associate Relevant Educational Qualifications Job

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INL Mission:

Our mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, other clean energy options and critical infrastructure.

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Our vision is to change the world's energy future and secure our nation's critical infrastructure.

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Position Description

The Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking a well qualified Postdoctoral Research Associate to perform laboratory based research and development of electrochemical systems and processes. The successful candidate will develop and optimize electrochemical systems for metallic deposition and alloy formation. Knowledge and a working background in electrochemical processes in non-aqueous (e.g. ionic liquid or molten salt) systems are strongly desired.

Postdoctoral Reseaerch Associatess work independently, they are a strong asset to an established R&D team to achieve specific project/program targets and goals on multiple projects within the same area of study. They are self motivated but also take direction from other team members and peers. The role entails writing scientific manuscripts for journal publication, project reports and proposals as well as preparing presentations of research results and presenting them at national/international conferences/workshops/meetings. Must maintain currency in relevant scientific literature, meet ES&H goals, demonstrate a strong commitment to safe laboratory practices, and perform all work in an environmentally safe and compliant manner.



  • Ph.D. in chemistry, or materials science, or physics, or chemical engineering (with emphasis on electrochemical engineering).
  • Demonstrated oral and published written communication skills (in English). Must be completed by time the appointment begins and within the previous five years.
  • Developing publication record.
  • Demonstrated experience in electrodeposition of metals, from fundamental understanding of reduction/nucleation processes to process optimization (scale up) and production of electrodeposits with desirable composition and material properties.
  • Experience with electroanalytical (CV, CA, EIS) and surface characterization (XPS, XRD, SEM) techniques is required.


  • Experiences/skills in either electrocatalysis, spectroelectrochemistry or computational.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

INL Overview:

Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is changing the world's energy future and securing our infrastructure! Join us - innovate the future!

INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy's mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation's nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.

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Environmental, Safety and Health Statement

Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.

The Idaho Falls Area

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To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see (please use the apply button below).

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Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (IRC 9X80's Schedule)

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INL is part of the U.S. Department of Energy’s complex of national laboratories. The laboratory performs work in each of the strategic goal areas of DOE: energy, national security, science and environment. INL is the nation’s leading center for nuclear energy research and development.
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Idaho National Laboratory’s mission is to discover, demonstrate and secure innovative nuclear energy solutions, broader clean energy options and critical infrastructure. The Laboratory’s success depends upon our workforce being empowered, psychologically safe, inclusively diverse, valued and welcomed by everyone. We are dedicated to work each day to achieve these goals.