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Argonne National Laboratory Predoctoral Appointee - Energy Systems and Markets Analyst in Lemont, Illinois

The candidate will develop power systems and electricity market modeling, and analytics tools that support energy, economic, and financial analyses of power grid planning and operations, and the interaction with other infrastructures. Some of these tools will require the development of underlying optimization methodologies and analytics frameworks. The incumbent will conduct research related to a wide range of topic areas including the analysis of energy and power systems, optimization of renewable energy integration, electricity market design and operation, integration of other emerging technologies, and energy storage technoeconomic assessments. This position may require domestic and international travel.

  • Provides support to develop and implement power grid planning/operations algorithms and tools and conducts data analysis related to energy and power systems, with emphasis on the following areas: (1) renewable energy integration; (2) optimization and stochastic modeling methodologies; (3) energy storage, and (4) electricity market analysis.

  • Supports multidisciplinary teams in the application of these methods and tools to complex issues in the domains of environmental, water, and energy system analysis.

  • Prepares reports, papers, and presentations for conferences, workshops, and technical journals.

  • Develops data and reviews literature necessary to support modeling team.

  • Document and publish to our internal software repository.

Position Requirements

  • MS in Engineering, Operations, Computer Science, Mathematics, Economics or a related field.

  • Knowledge of optimization, power systems operations and planning, electricity markets, issues surrounding the integration of variable renewables, & environmental issues.

  • Experience in statistics & stastical analysis.

  • Experience in evaluating energy storage systems.

  • Understanding of basic financial & economic principles.

  • Ability to be highly motivated and self-starting.

  • A successful candidate must have the ability to model Argonne’s Core Values: Impact, Safety, Respect, Integrity, and Teamwork.

Job Family

Temporary Family

Job Profile

Predoctoral Appointee

Worker Type

Long-Term (Fixed Term)

Time Type

Full time

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and in accordance with our core values of impact, safety, respect, integrity and teamwork, Argonne National Laboratory is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that fosters collaborative scientific discovery and innovation. In support of this commitment, Argonne encourages minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply for employment. Argonne considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Argonne employees, and certain guest researchers and contractors, are subject to particular restrictions related to participation in Foreign Government Sponsored or Affiliated Activities, as defined and detailed in United States Department of Energy Order 486.1A. You will be asked to disclose any such participation in the application phase for review by Argonne's Legal Department.

All Argonne offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes an assessment of criminal conviction history conducted on an individualized and case-by-case basis. Please be advised that Argonne positions require upon hire (or may require in the future) for the individual be to obtain a government access authorization that involves additional background check requirements. Failure to obtain or maintain such government access authorization could result in the withdrawal of a job offer or future termination of employment.

Please note that all Argonne employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. All successful applicants will be required to provide their COVID-19 vaccination verification as a condition of employment, subject to limited legally recognized exemptions to COVID-19 vaccination.

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