Job position at Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL. Deadline is on

Assistant Scientist

Nanoscience, Technology

Job summary
The Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) at Argonne National Laboratory is seeking an Assistant Scientist with emphasis in the areas of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  The CNM is a DOE Office of Science user facility that provides researchers from across the globe with world-class expertise and instrumentation for multidisciplinary nanoscience and nanotechnology research. All research and tools are designed to support cutting edge science of the staff and the user community.
The prospective theoretical or experimental researcher will carry out basic research and development to advance nanoscience and nanotechnology. A key area of responsibility is engaging with and enhancing the CNM user base. 
We welcome applications from candidates over a broad range of disciplines and research interests that align with the strategic science directions of the CNM. Examples of potential research areas include, but are not limited to; Nanoscience impact on renewable energy/sustainability, Artificial intelligence/Machine Learning approaches to nanomaterials synthesis and data analysis, Dynamics of nanoscale materials, quantum information science, imaging, and microelectronics.

  • Minimum education requirement: Ph.D. in the Physical Sciences.
  • A strong background in areas of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology research.
  • Leveraging existing cutting-edge capabilities and scientific expertise at the CNM is expected.
  • Ability to model Argonne’s core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity, and teamwork.
Interested candidates should apply directly via the Argonne site.

Applications should include:
  • Cover Letter
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications and the names and addresses of three professional references.
  • 2-page statement on proposed research.
  • 1-page statement regarding an approach to engage and grow the scientific user program.
  • 1-page diversity-equity-inclusion strategy.

The cover letter should detail how the candidate’s experience and expertise will contribute to success in this position.

Tip: To strengthen your application consider posting a video-summary of your most exciting research.