Post Doctoral Fellow , Mechanical Engineering II

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Jan 06, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


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 further developing the recycling process and synthesizing cathode materials from recycling streams. The project is involved in the close collaboration with electric vehicle companies, battery manufactures and recycling company.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsibilities:

Experience in cathode material synthesis is required.
Experience in Lithium ion batteries and electrochemistry is required.
Experience in characterization techniques such as SEM, TEM, XRD is also required.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Has the capability to work in a large team.

Requirements: Position requires a completed PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering or related field. Any questions regarding this position should be sent to Prof. Yan Wang yanwang@wpi.edu.

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.

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