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Postdoc Needed at SRNL - Research Associate in Materials Science & Chemistry

Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) – Aiken, South Carolina


Enthusiastic and creative chemist, chemical engineer or materials scientist wanted! SRNL is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to help develop novel and innovative applications for a variety of diverse projects, with a focus on synthesis of radiation-resistant polymers. Tasks will include working with various organic compounds, analyzing and testing polymer samples, sample preparation & characterization, data analysis, experimental planning, customer interaction & report and manuscript preparation.
Qualifications include: A recent (received within the last 5 years), Ph.D. degree in a relevant subject; experience with organic materials, polymers, nanomaterials, and/or surfactants, especially in the area of organic or organo-metallic chemistry/materials including polymerization, synthesis, characterization, materials applications, and product development; and a strong background in optical, structural and physical characterization methods, such as magnetism, spectroscopy, modeling and nuclear detection.
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