Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
Postdoctoral Research Associate
About Northeastern: Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.
About the Opportunity: The Gallaway Lab in the Department of Chemical Engineering is seeking a Postdoctoral Research Associate. The primary research objective is to develop practical solid electrolyte Li-ion batteries. The resulting batteries will have high energy density and low flammability, with a form factor appropriate for the final application. Production of composite electrodes by additive manufacturing is one focus. Subsequent analysis and characterization of the batteries will guide development.
Responsibilities: Assist in initiating, executing, and completing clinical research and experiments (60%)
Prepare and write research papers, presentations (20%)
Laboratory management (10%)
Train graduate students (10%)
Qualifications: The applicant should have a PhD in chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science, or a related field. The applicant should be well acquainted with electrochemical systems and battery electrode fabrication. Funding is DOD, and US Citizen or US Person status is required.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience with solid electrolytes is highly recommended. Experience in advance materials characterization methods. Experience working in a multi-disciplinary research environment. Ability to write and present effectively.
Salary Grade: 10
Additional Information: Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
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.
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.