Postdoctoral Appointee - Metal Organic Frameworks

The Trace Radioisotope Analysis Center (TRACER) at Argonne National Laboratory is inviting applications for a postdoctoral research position on a joint project between Argonne National Laboratory and Northwestern University.

The research work will focus on the development and testing of novel metal-organic framework materials. The researcher will work with the TRACER Center in the Physics Division and the High-Throughput Research Laboratory (HTRL) in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division at Argonne, as well as with the group of Prof. Farha at the Chemistry Department of Northwestern University. The appointment will initially be for one year, with the possibility of extension of up to three years depending on funding availability and performance.

Position Requirements

Candidate must have received their Ph.D. (or an equivalent degree) in physics, chemistry, material science, or relevant related field within three years of the start of the appointment.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, including a description of research interests, at https://www.anl.gov/hr/external-applicants: requisition #411778. In addition, if the candidate is being considered for the role, three letters of recommendation will be requested.

For further information, contact Dr. Jake Zappala (jzappala@anl.gov). Review of applications and interviews will begin once the application is completed and will continue until the position is filled. For full consideration please submit all materials by November 30, 2021.

Job Family
Postdoctoral Family

Job Profile
Postdoctoral Appointee

Worker Type
Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type
Full time

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