Argonne National Laboratory

Career Opportunities

Argonne’s Materials Science Division is dedicated to discovering new materials, as well as to describe how atoms and electrons interact to give rise to different physical and chemical properties. We’re looking for bright and curious scientists to join our efforts to find the foundations for new devices and technologies for everyone through breakthrough science.

The Materials Science Division at Argonne has earned worldwide recognition for research in superconductivity and magnetism, solar materials and thermoelectrics, ferroic and ionic materials, and electrocatalysis. We work closely in a number of important collaborations that unite researchers from Argonne, other academic institutions, and industry.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, we encourage you to apply for one of our open positions.

  • Internal Applicants: career listings in Materials Science (select "MSD" in the "Select Divisions" field on the job search form)
  • External Applicants: career listings in Materials Science (select "MSD" in the "Select Divisions" field on the job search form)
  • Career listings within the Physical Sciences and Engineering directorate
  • Postdoctoral Opportunities within MSD
  • Argonne's Careers web site maintains the most current listing of opportunities around the Laboratory.

Student Opportunities

The MSD Division, in conjunction with Argonne's Educational Programs, conducts programs for undergraduate and graduate students majoring in computer science or a related discipline. These programs are sponsored by the National Science Foundation and the Department of Energy for student research opportunities at colleges, universities, and national laboratories.

Postdoctoral Opportunities

Faculty Opportunities

The MSD Division, in conjunction with Argonne's Educational Programs, conducts the Faculty Participant Program for faculty members of accredited U. S. colleges and universities. Researchers who explore the frontiers of knowledge carry their excitement into the classroom to motivate and inspire students. And research opportunities and experiences improve the quality of undergraduate education faculty members provide.

For more information, contact Lisa Reed.