Los Alamos National Laboratory Fuel Cells Post Masters Student in Los Alamos, New Mexico
What You Will Do
The successful candidate will work as part of the Fuel Cell Team at Los Alamos National Laboratory on a variety of fuel cell related projects. The Fuel Cell Team develops novel materials and components for polymer electrolyte fuel cells and water electrolyzers in support of the Laboratory’s energy security missions. This is a 1-year position intended for students who want to develop research skills prior to applying to grad school, and who want to learn about career opportunities at LANL.
Job activities will include:
Perform research on fuel cell or electrolyzer projects
Perform electrochemical testing of fuel cells/electrolyzers
Fabricate electrodes for fuel cells and electrolyzers
Document and present results
The position is located in Los Alamos, NM.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Fluent in common software packages including Excel, Word, PowerPoint
Experience with safe handling of hazardous chemicals
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Capability to work and communicate effectively within a team.
Education/Experience :Master’s degree in chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, chemistry, or related field completed in the last 3 years and have not been accepted to another master's program or Ph.D. program.
Experience working in a laboratory in a research and development environment
Ability to identify and locate problems with equipment and electronics
Experience with pressurized gas systems
Ability to conduct basic design of systems and mechanical components
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Location: This position will be physically located in Los Alamos, NM.
Where You Will Work
Located in beautiful northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. Our generous benefits package includes:
§ PPO or High Deductible medical insurance with the same large nationwide network
§ Dental and vision insurance
§ Free basic life and disability insurance
§ Paid maternity and parental leave
§ Award-winning 401(k) (6% matching plus 3.5% annually)
§ Learning opportunities and tuition assistance
§ Flexible schedules and time off (paid sick, vacation, and holidays)
§ Onsite gyms and wellness programs
§ Extensive relocation packages (outside a 50 mile radius)
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Contact Name Ditsworth, Samantha Aileen
Vacancy Name: IRC85279
Organization Name MPA-11/Materials Physics & Applications-Materials Synthesis and Integrated Devices
Req ID: IRC85279
Category: Student - Post Master