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CIC energiGUNE

Lab Technician for synthesis and characterization of new battery materials

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

The person will join a dynamic Research Team dedicated to the synthesis, characterization and recycling of battery materials at CIC energiGUNE. His/her research activities will involve the synthesis of inorganic compounds to be used as electrode or electrolyte materials for Li-ion and Na-ion batteries, as well as their physical-chemical, structural and electrochemical characterization.

Job Description

Main functions:

• Carry out synthesis of inorganic materials using different synthesis routes (sol-gel, hydro/solvothermal, co-precipitation, solid-state, under air or under control atmosphere).
• Perform physical-chemical and structural characterizations, including XRD, SEM-EDX, TGA-MS, ICP, IR, Raman, etc.
• Assemble battery cells at lab level and perform electrochemical evaluation of the new electrode and electrolyte materials.
• Give support to research projects, carried out in collaboration with regional, national and international research groups and industrial partners.
• Management of the lab supply.
• Support preparing written reports and technical documentation.

Área: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Research group: Advanced Electrode Materials


• 12-month contract.
• Flexible working hours.
• Full access to cutting-edge infrastructures and laboratory equipment.
• Professional and personal development; opportunity to attend seminars, lectures, in-house trainings, etc.
• Integrated, enthusiastic, international and multidisciplinary environment.

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The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.
CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.

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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile First Stage Researcher (R1)  
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 40  
Company/Institute CIC energiGUNE 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province Álava 
City Gasteiz 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIC energiGUNE 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Minano 
State/Province ALAVA 
Postal Code 01510 
Street Albert Einstein 48 
Phone + 34 945 297 108 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-09-01 
Application Deadline 2023-06-30 
How To Apply 

Required Education Level

Required Education Level 1
Degree Primary Degree or equivalent 
Degree Field Chemistry 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

? Bachelor or Master in Chemical or Materials science.
? Knowledge and/or interest in automation and/or computer programming will be valued (but not compulsory).
? A good level of spoken and written English.
? A team player who can collaborate with other researchers and research groups.
? Self-motivation and autonomy.