Department of Chemistry



Savannah River National Lab Postdoctoral Research Associate

Savannah River National Lab Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chemical Processing Technologies Section

The Environmental Stewardship Directorate (ESD) at Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL) seeks highly qualified candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Associate position in the Chemical Processing Technology Section at the Aiken, SC facility.

The successful candidate for this position will perform research into radiochemical separations, reprocessing of nuclear fuels, and novel actinide and ion-exchange materials. The research thrusts include:

  • Actinide and fission product chemistry associated with the reprocessing of irradiated nuclear fuels

  • Synthesis, characterization and performance of new materials for radiochemical separations

  • Chemical and physical properties of actinide materials


    The ideal candidate will have experience with organic/inorganic material synthesis, separations (i.e. solvent extraction or solid state ion exchange).


Eligible applicants must:

  • Be a US Citizen,
  • Be a Ph.D. graduate with a degree in Inorganic Chemistry, Radiochemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or other related degree from an accredited university or college within the last 60 months, and
  • Be capable of obtaining a security clearance

APPLY NOW! Hiring for June 2017


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Questions? Email The SRNL Postgraduate Research Associates Program is administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy to manage the Oak Ridge