Project Researcher position – Post Mortem

Updated: 11 months ago
Deadline: 27 Mar 2020

CIC energiGUNE is a renowned energy research center, with headquarters in the Basque Country (Alava, Spain), which aims to be a benchmark in the field of energy storage.
The Ageing, Safety & Post-mortem group at CIC energiGUNE is searching for an experienced Researcher to engage in the research of post-mortem analysis for batteries. Job function:

- Characterize cell components using analytical instruments.

- Perform the electrochemical ante and post-tests of the materials in half and full cells.

- Understand failure mechanisms and design degradation models.

Qualification requirements:

- Engineer or bachelor in Chemistry/Physics or similar with master.
- High knowledge of batteries technologies.
- PhD in Solid-state Electrochemistry, Organic or Inorganic Chemistry, or related fields will be highly valued (not mandatory).
- For profiles without a PhD, it will be requested a proven track record in industry or technological projects.
- Training in electrochemical measurements: galvanostatic and potentiostatic tests.
- Training in Impedance spectroscopy analysis applied to batteries.
- Experience in material characterization.
- A team player who can collaborate with other groups, technical centers, and industries.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

What we offer:

We are offering a 36-month contract and advantageous professional development opportunities.
In addition to the appeal of the entire project, CIC energiGUNE offers a competitive basic salary augmented by important benefits such as special conditions for a private health insurance that compare favorably with the best global private and public institutions.
The Fundación will also help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome program that offers accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment.
The candidate will join a multidisciplinary and collaborative team of theorists and experimentalists from condensed matter, materials, and chemical sciences.

How to apply:

All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae, contact information of at least two references and a cover letter detailing specific experience and scientific interests at .

The selection process ends once a candidate is selected.

CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.

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