See details in the attached file: Postdoc_CEA-INAC_Ionomers-in-fuel-cells_Lyonnard.pdf (253 Ko)
The post doctorate fellow will be in charge of characterizing the physical properties of the newly developed ionomers by means of lab techniques (Conductivity, DSC, Sorption, DMA…) and neutron/X-rays scattering techniques. He/she will design and perform the scattering experiments using X-rays lab-spectrometers or the world-class Large Scale facilities (ILL, ESRF, SOLEIL), and analyze/interpret the data. He will interact with the physicists/chemists of the French partners (CEA-INAC and LEPMI), and the Canadian experts in electrochemistry and fuel cell testing. The candidate should have a solid experience of scattering techniques (neutrons and/or X-rays, spectroscopy and/or small angle techniques) and data modeling (capabilities to develop/code specific data treatment programs and handle fitting of data batches would be highly appreciated). Scientific backgrounds in soft matter and/or nanomaterials would be an excellent basis. Good communication skills will be also important to allow the synergy between the various actors involved in the project.
Link to the ANR project NSPEM: ANR-16-CE05-0016