Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Post Doctorate RA - Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis in RICHLAND, Washington

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 308088

Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Physical Sciences

Group: Catalysis Science


Job Description

A postdoctoral researcher is needed in the Catalysis Science Group (Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis) for experimental research. The position will be focused on the design of molecular electrocatalysts, such as oxidation of ammonia, oxidation of alcohols, or other energy conversions.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have received a PhD within the past five years (60 months) or within the next 8 months from an accredited college or university.


Preferred Qualifications

Relevant experience includes:

Synthetic and mechanistic inorganic/organic chemistry

Handling and manipulation of highly air-sensitive materials

Proficiency with a range of spectroscopic techniques, particularly NMR

Kinetics and thermodynamics

Preferred skills:

Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment

Proficient in written and verbal communication

Independent and highly motivated

Ph.D. in Chemistry


Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at


Directorate: Physical & Computational Sci's

Job Category: Post-Graduates and Post-Docs

Group: Catalysis Science

Opening Date: 2018-07-11

Closing Date: 2018-08-01