National Renewable Energy Laboratory Ultrafast spectroscopy of novel energy conversion materials and systems in Golden, Colorado
Ultrafast spectroscopy of novel energy conversion materials and systems
CO - Golden
Postdoc (Fixed Term)
Hours Per Week
Annual Salary Range (based on full-time 40 hours per week)
Annual Salary Range: $68,000 - $112,200
Offers will typically be made in the bottom half of the listed range. NREL takes into consideration a candidate’s education, training, and experience, as well as the position's work location, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value, including seniority and merit systems, and internal pay alignment when determining the salary level for potential new employees. In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, a potential new employee’s salary history will not be used in compensation decisions.
The PD candidate will work within a highly collaborative team in developing unique and efficient solar energy conversion systems, processes, and materials. They will develop novel measurement methods and techniques for elucidating and understanding the interconversion of light, electron spin, charges, energy and/or chemical bonds. Systems under investigation include semiconductor/liquid interfaces, semiconductor nanocrystals, and metal-halide organic/inorganic hybrid semiconductors.
Must be a recent PhD graduate within the last three years. Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics or comparable.
Additional Required Qualifications
Experience in transient spectrscopy, experience in energy conversion and Photon Conversion Experience with amplified lasers.Strong data modeling skills, ability to collaborate as part of a large team.
Experience with Infrared technologies, FAR-IR, Amplified laser and ultrafast spectroscopy preferred.
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* Based on eligibility rules
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