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Postdoctoral Research Associate
Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, Louisiana
 
 
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Date Posted 08/07/2019
Category
Postdoctoral-Chemistry
Salary -  USD Per Year
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Posting Number:

1000811  

Classification Title:

Technical, Non-Mgr. Profession  

Position Title:

Postdoctoral Research Associate  

Position Type:

Staff  

Department:

Department Of Chemistry  

Job Summary

The SHELiB Center at Xavier University of Louisiana is looking for a research and development engineer with experience in energy technology or materials science to help improve the durability and performance of lithium ion battery technology. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. EOE/AA. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

- Evaluation of lithium ion battery physical and electrochemical properties using a variety of measurement techniques 

- Investigation of the electrical conductivity (ionic and electronic) using AC impedance measurements 

- Establishing the structure-property relationship of electrolyte materials 

- Investigation of the interfacial kinetics between electrode materials and polymer electrolyte. 

- Work closely with a team of scientists including students to develop a mechanistic understanding of failure modes during testing. 

- Develop high performance lithium-ion batteries, plan and conduct research, supervise undergraduate students, prepare manuscripts for submission to peer-reviewed publications, prepare reports and papers for group meetings. 

- Developing and maintaining laboratory equipment and facilities. 

Founded in 1925 by Saint Katharine Drexel and the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, Xavier is Catholic and historically Black. Located in New Orleans, the ultimate purpose of the University is to contribute to the promotion of a more just and humane society by preparing its students to assume roles of leadership and service in a global society. This preparation takes place in a diverse learning and teaching environment that incorporates all relevant educational means, including research and community service.  

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications are a B.S. degree in chemical engineering, physics, Chemistry, Materials science, or any related scientific or engineering discipline and experience with energy-related material development.  

Preferred Qualifications:

Some experience with working with lithium ion battery technology.  

Posting Date:

08-06-2019  

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Use the link listed to apply for any position at Xavier University of Louisiana: https://jobs.xula.edu . Applicants should attach online only the following: resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 references  

Special Requirements

Use the link listed to apply for any position at Xavier University of Louisiana: https://jobs.xula.edu . Applicants should attach online only the following: resume, cover letter and contact information for 3 references  

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