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Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is seeking a postdoctoral researcher in the Transient Kinetics Analysis Group. The candidate will work with team members to develop custom-built laser-based optical systems for time-resolved Raman, IR and UV-Vis studies of heterogeneous catalysts in high temperature gas environments. Hands-on experience in one or more of the following areas is desired: the use of linear and/or nonlinear optical techniques with high time resolution, pump-probe spectroscopy and/or ultrafast dynamics. Experience in characterization of metal oxide materials is desired, experience in catalysis is advantageous but not required. Candidate will be primarily a laboratory-based researcher, with other responsibilities such as the collection, interpretation, and publication of research data and results. Candidate will be required to interface with other researchers to develop new concepts and technologies.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of INL to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Women and People of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.
Idaho National Laboratory (INL) is changing the world’s energy future and securing our infrastructure! Join us - innovate the future!
INL is a science-based, applied engineering national laboratory dedicated to supporting the U.S. Department of Energy’s mission in nuclear energy research, science, and national defense. With more than 5,000 scientists, researchers, and support staff, the laboratory works with national and international governments, universities and industry partners to discover new science and development technologies that underpin the nation’s nuclear and renewable energy, national security, and environmental missions.
Selective Service Requirements:
To be eligible for employment at INL males born after December 31, 1959 must have registered with the Selective Service System (SSS). This includes U.S. born and naturalized citizens, parolees, undocumented immigrants, legal permanent residents, asylum seekers, refugees, and all males with visas of any kind which expired more than 30 days ago. The few individuals who are exempt from this requirement are those on current non-immigrant visas. For more information see www.sss.gov.
Benefits, Salary, and Relocation:
We have an extremely competitive salary structure, robust relocation package, and phenomenal benefits. For more information, please visit: https://www.inl.gov/careers/benefits-overview/. .
Work Location: Idaho Falls, ID (IRC 9X80's Schedule)
- PhD requirements in analytical chemistry, physical chemistry or related disciplines must be completed by commencement of appointment and within the previous 5 years.
- Demonstrated oral and published written communication skills (in English).
- Developing publication record in the area of advanced spectroscopic materials characterization.
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Environmental, Safety and Health Statement
Must be familiar with, and comply with all relevant health and safety requirements. Must be knowledgeable of emergency action policies and procedures, methods for reporting/resolving work practices or conditions to available cognizant professionals.
The Idaho Falls Area
Idaho Falls is conveniently situated near many national treasures such as Yellowstone National Park, Teton National Park, Jackson, WY, etc. For more information about the area, please visit www.visitidahofalls.com and www.visitidaho.org.