A postdoctoral scholar position is available at the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering of The Pennsylvania State University, University Park Campus. Qualified applicants are expected to have a strong academic background in the following expertise: synthesis of functional polymereric materials, materials characterization, electrochemistry, and excellent written skills. He/she will be involved in supervision of research of graduate students, and is expected to document the research results in refereed journal publications and write proposals to funding agencies. The appointment will be for a one-year period with a possibility of renewal. Review of applications will begin on July 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.