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Post-Doc Fellow

Underwriters Laboratories Inc.

This is a Full-time position in League City, TX posted August 20, 2021.

: At UL, we know why we come to work.: At Underwriters Laboratories, we know why we come to work.We are endlessly curious and wake up every day with a common purpose: to make the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place.

Underwriters Laboratories is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the UL public safety mission through the discovery and application of scientific knowledge.

We conduct rigorous independent research and analyze safety data, convene experts worldwide to address risks, share knowledge through safety education and public outreach initiatives, and develop independent standards to guide safe commercialization of evolving technologies.

Our work makes a meaningful contribution to society, and we are proud that our culture is centered on integrity, collaboration, inclusion and excellence.

To learn more, visit .

What youll learn & achieve:: The Postdoctoral Researcher will work with the Electrochemical Safety team on their research projects.

The Electrochemical Safety team focuses on battery safety research at this time but will expand to other areas of energy in the near future.

Projects involve studies on the characterization of the safety of aged cells and batteries, characterizing fire and gas composition for li-ion fires, and characterizing worst case thermal runaway propagation at different states of charge to name a few.

Collaborations with Universities are a major part of the approach that the team takes in understanding the basic science associated with these worst-case events observed with the li-ion batteries.

The team is involved in conducting webinars, presenting at conferences, writing papers for journal publications, giving training programs on battery safety, etc.

The researcher will be an integral part of all these efforts.

What makes you a great fit:: Ph.D.

in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Engineering within the last 3 years.Experience in working with lithium-ion cells and batteries in graduate school is required.Proven track record of independent research and publication.Demonstrated general knowledge of scientific disciplines in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Materials Engineering.Demonstrated ability to maintain academic and applied knowledge and skills.Ability to collaborate with peers, and work directly with other team members and external collaborators in order to complete a project from start to finish.Excellent report, publication, presentation and general communication skills required.

What youll experience working at UL:: Mission: For Underwriters Laboratories, corporate and social responsibility isnt new.

Making the world a safer, more secure and sustainable place has been our business model for the last 125+ years and is deeply engrained in everything we do.

People: Ask any Underwriters Laboratories employee what they love most about working here, and youll almost always hear, the people.

Going beyond what is possible is the standard at Underwriters Laboratories.

Were able to deliver the best because we employ the best.

Interesting work: Every day is different for us here as we eagerly anticipate the next innovation that our customers create.

Were inspired to take on the challenge that will transform how people live, work and play.

And as a global company, in many roles, you will get international experience working with colleagues around the world.Grow & achieve: We learn, work and grow together with targeted development, reward and recognition programs as well as our very own UL University that offers extensive training programs for employees at all stages, including a technical training track for applicable roles.

Learn More:: Working at UL is an exciting journey that twists and turns daily.

We thrive in the twists and revel in the turns.

This is our every day.

This is our normal.


To learn more about us and the work we do, .

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