PhD position: development of new hybrid gel polymer electrolytes and characterization of interfacial phenomena for solid-state batteries

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 06 May 2024

3 Feb 2024
Job Information
Organisation/Company

CIC energiGUNE
Research Field

Chemistry
Researcher Profile

First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country

Spain
Application Deadline

6 May 2024 - 23:59 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Temporary
Job Status

Full-time
Hours Per Week

40
Offer Starting Date

6 May 2024
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?

No

Offer Description

Key tasks for doctoral candidate:

Desing and development of new hybrid gel polymer electrolytes tunning the chemistry of the different components (polymer, salt, plasticizer, additive).
Physicochemical and thermal characterization by Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR), Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA).
Electrochemical characterization to understand the performance of developed electrolytes in solid-state batteries and the degradation mechanism, combined with interfaces analysis by Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS), Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS).
Presenting results at international conferences.
Preparation of reports and papers for submission to peer reviewed journals
The candidate will belong to Organic and Hybrid Materials group and will collaborate in polymer solid-state batteries research line.

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Research group: Advanced electrolytes and cell integration (Organic and hybrid materials)
Research line: Polymer-rich electrolyte batteries

DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTITUTION:

WHO ARE WE? https://cicenergigune.com/en/who-are-we
WHERE ARE WE? https://cicenergigune.com/en/welcome
OUR FACILITIES: https://cicenergigune.com/en/platforms-facilities
EES RESEARCH GROUPS: https://cicenergigune.com/en/electrochemical-storage-research

For more details on CIC energiGUNE's research activities please visit our website at http://www.cicenergigune.com


Requirements
Research Field
Chemistry
Education Level
Master Degree or equivalent

Specific Requirements

Master in Physical, Chemical, Materials science or similar.
A good level of spoken and written English.
A team player who can collaborate with other researchers, groups.
Demonstrated self-motivation and autonomy.


Languages
ENGLISH
Level
Excellent

Additional Information
Benefits

3 years predoctoral contract and professional development opportunities.
Flexible working hours and with on-site work model with the option to eventually telework.
Full access to cutting-edge laboratory facilities and characterization platforms.
The incorporation to a top research center in Europe that makes high quality research and impactful contributions to the energy and sustainability fields.
Professional and personal development: opportunity to attend seminars, international conferences, trainings, etc.
Integrated, enthusiastic, international and multidisciplinary environment.
A welcome program that offers help with finding accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment (such as free language courses, assistance with the administrative procedures, help with schools for children…).

For more information: https://cicenergigune.com/en/work-with-us


Additional comments

TO APPLY:

All applicants are invited to submit their application a detailed curriculum vitae at this website: https://cicenergigune.com/en/employment-opportunities/104411179

The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.

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


Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
CIC energiGUNE
Country
Spain
State/Province
Álava
City
Vitoria-Gasteiz
Postal Code
01510
Street
Albert Einstein 48
Geofield


Contact
State/Province

ALAVA
City

Minano
Website

https://cicenergigune.com/en/employment-opportunities/104411179
Street

Albert Einstein 48
Postal Code

01510
E-Mail

[email protected]
Phone

+ 34 945 297 108

STATUS: EXPIRED

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