Post-Doctoral Fellow

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JOB TITLE
Post-Doctoral Fellow

LOCATION
Worcester

DEPARTMENT NAME
Mechanical Engineering II

DIVISION NAME
Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
The Materials Science and Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work on the lithium ion battery-recycling project developed in Prof. Yan Wang's lab at WPI. The postdoctoral fellow will be in charge of studying the impurities effects on synthesized cathode materials. The project is involved in the close collaboration with electric vehicle companies, battery manufactures and recycling company.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The postdoctoral fellow is required to have experience in cathode material synthesis, experience in Lithium ion batteries and electrochemistry, experience in Characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XRD, good oral and written communication skills, and has the capability to work in a large team. The position requires a completed PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering or related field.
Principle duty will be writing proposals, research papers and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.


FLSA STATUS
United States of America (Exempt)

WPI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability. We are seeking individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences who will contribute to a culture of creativity and collaboration, inclusion, problem solving and change making.

To apply, visit: https://wpi.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WPI_External_Career_Site/job/Worcester/Post-Doctoral-Fellow_R0000203

About WPI
WPI is a vibrant, active, and diverse community of extraordinary students, world-renowned faculty, and state of the art research facilities. At WPI, we have competitive and comprehensive benefits, including health insurance, long-term care, retirement, tuition assistance, flexible spending accounts, work-life balance and much more.

Diversity & Inclusion at WPI
WPI is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected; a place where every student, faculty and staff member can be themselves, so that they can study, live, and work comfortably, to reach their full potential, and make meaningful contributions in order to meet departmental and institutional goals. WPI thrives on innovative practice and welcomes diverse perspectives, insight, and people from diverse lived experiences, to enhance the community environment and propel the institution to the next level in a competitive, global marketplace.





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Posted: 1/4/2019
Application Due: 1/4/2031
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