Post-Doctoral Fellow

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Post-Doctoral Fellow


Mechanical Engineering II

Worcester Polytechnic Institute - WPI

The Materials Science and Engineering Program at Worcester Polytechnic Institute is looking for a postdoctoral fellow to work on research related to new manufacturing methods for lithium ion batteries. The project's objective is to develop low cost batteries capable of fast charging for EV applications. In order to achieve the goal, the team will further develop an innovative manufacturing method for hetero-structured electrodes in order to achieve fast charging capability and low-cost batteries. The postdoc will collaborate with industry and other universities in this project. Position requires a completed Ph.D. degree in electrochemistry and/or Materials Science and Engineering, as well as authorization for employment in the U.S. are both required.


  • Experience in battery material synthesis and electrochemical testing is required.
  • Experience in other characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XRD are also preferred.
  • Specific research activities of this position will include characterizing the structure of battery material, conduct the electrochemical testings, and analyze the electrochemical properties and draft papers.

To apply please attach a CV and cover letter

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.

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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: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 11/13/2032
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