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Berkeley Lab’s Molecular Foundry Division has an opening for a Postdoctoral Scholar. This Postdoc will work at the Molecular Foundry Nanofabrication Facility and Imaging and Manipulation Facility. This is an opportunity to contribute to a vibrant research community dedicated to doing excellent science in a supportive and inclusive environment.


What You Will Do:

  • Contribute to the advancement of the nanofabrication processes at single digit nanometer resolution (<10 nm).

  • Provide expertise in one or more of the following research areas: 3D nanofabrication, integrated directed self-assembly, advanced pattern transfer, scanning probe lithography, and/or new patternable materials.

  • Provide expertise with Applications such as devices for optoelectronics, in situ analysis and manipulation devices, next generation resist development, nanoelectronics, quantum computing, energy harvesting and storage, and/or bio-engineering.

  • Collaborate with other research teams and scientists.

  • Publish work in peer-reviewed scientific literature.

  • Present work at national meetings and at regular group meetings.

  • Provide skills to the Principal Investigator (PI) group and trains more junior Scientists.

  • Contribute positively to the active research culture.

  • Work in a safe and healthy manner consistent with EH&S guidelines.

  • Respects diversity.


What is Required:

  • Ph.D. in physics, chemistry, materials science and engineering, or another discipline relevant to nanofabrication, nanotechnology and nanoscience.

  • Strong background in nanofabrication, and material science basic characterization techniques;

  • Safety conscious with a good understanding of positive safety culture.

  • Strong publication record in top-rated scientific journals, with extensive experience in the preparation and handling of scientific manuscripts, reports, and research posters.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary groups.

  • Experience with the nanofabrication processes at single digit nanometer resolution (<10 nm).

  • Experience in one or more of the following research areas: 3D nanofabrication, integrated directed self-assembly, advanced pattern transfer, scanning probe lithography, and/or new patternable materials.

  • Experience with Applications such as devices for optoelectronics, in situ analysis and manipulation devices, next generation resist development, nanoelectronics, quantum computing, energy harvesting and storage, and/or bio-engineering.


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior interaction with a wide and diverse range of scientists from all over the world.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Open-mindedness.

  • The desire to collaborate with multiple research groups across disciplines.

  • Demonstrate leadership in safety culture.          


The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

  • This is a full time, 2 year, postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds and ongoing operational needs. You must have less than 3 years paid postdoctoral experience. Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree.

  • Full-time, M-F, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.

  • This position is represented by a union for collective bargaining purposes.

  • Salary will be predetermined based on postdoctoral step rates.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.


Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.  Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."





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