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Nanofluidics / Ion Transport - Postdoctoral Researcher

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  • You need a PhD in related field, experience in nanopore transport measurements, nanomaterials, nanofabrication, fluid mechanics, electrochemistry, and electrophysiology. Must be innovative, have strong communication skills, and able to work in a team environment.
  • You will conduct research in nanofluidics/ion transport, design experiments, develop measurement protocols, collaborate with scientists, publish papers, present research, and maintain laboratory protocols.

Graduate Job

Research & Development, Science‚ÄĘLivermore


  • We have an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher to conduct research on nanofluidics and ion transport in nanomaterials-based platforms. You will actively participate in the research to discover and characterize new transport and separation mechanisms that rely on extreme confinement and unique properties of nanomaterials to enhance precision separations. This position is in the Nanoscale, Surface, and Interface Science group of the Materials Science Division.


  • PhD in physics, chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in nanopore transport measurements, working with nanomaterials, nanoscale or single molecule scale measurements or nanofabrication.
  • Knowledgeable of the concepts of basic fluid mechanics, electrochemistry, electrophysiology measurements, and nanomaterials characterization.
  • Ability as an innovative experimentalist with a broad range of experience in experimental design, techniques and execution.
  • Ability to develop independent research projects through publication of peer-reviewed literature.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills as reflected in effective presentations at seminars, meetings and/or teaching lectures.
  • Initiative and interpersonal skills with desire and ability to work in a collaborative, multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Qualifications We Desire:
  • Experience with nanopore transport measurements.
  • Experience in 1D or 2D nanomaterial fabrication, manipulation, or testing.
  • Knowledge in electrochemistry, separation science, or nanopore transport.

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development


  • Conduct research in nanofluidic water and ion transport in 0D, 1D, and 2D nanopores.
  • Develop new measurement protocols and implement them to conduct basic research in nanofluidics.
  • Design and perform experiments to characterize ion transport in nanomaterials to enhance transport selectivity and separation performance of these materials.
  • Contribute to and actively participate in the conception, design and execution of research to address defined problems.
  • Pursue independent but complementary research interests and interact with a broad spectrum of scientists internally and externally to the Laboratory.
  • Collaborate with scientists in a multidisciplinary team environment to accomplish research goals.
  • Maintain and establish laboratory protocols.
  • Document research; publish papers in peer-reviewed journals, and present results within the DOE community and at conferences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





113760 USD


  • Included in 2024 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Flexible Benefits Package
  • 401(k)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA)