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CIC energiGUNE

Postdoctoral researcher in electrochemical testing

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is looking for a researcher to work on the electrochemical testing for Li-ion solid state batteries.

Job Description

Job functions:
• Perform electrochemical characterization and analysis of advanced Li-ion cells.
• Process and analyse the results obtained from the characterization tests and give conclusions and provide ideas to improve the lifetime and performance.
• Investigate battery or cells failure mechanisms and perform root cause analysis to create mitigation plans.
• Perform PostMortem analysis of cells and batteries.
• Contribute to the development of intellectual property towards industrialization.

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Research group: Battery Post-Mortem Analysis and Ageing



For more details on CIC energiGUNE's research activities please visit our website at


• 36-months contract and attractive professional development opportunities with the possibility of renewal based upon satisfactory job performance, continuing availability of funds, and ongoing operational needs.
• Flexible working hours and hybrid distance/on-site work model.
• 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:

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All applicants are invited to submit their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae at this website:

The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.

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

FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

Research Framework Programme/
Marie Curie Actions
SESAM Agreement Number  

Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile Recognised Researcher (R2), Established Researcher (R3)  
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 2024-02-01 
Application Deadline 2024-01-31 
How To Apply  

Required Education Level

Required Education Level 1
Degree PhD or equivalent 
Degree Field Chemistry 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

• PhD in Electrochemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or other related fields.
• Electrochemistry characterization techniques knowledge and experience: galvanostatic and potentiostatic techniques.
• Experience working in an electrochemistry laboratory
• Knowledge in data processing and analytics.
• Good verbal and written communication skills in English (Spanish or Basque valuable but not compulsory).
• A good team player who can collaborate with other researchers and with external partners.
• Highly motivated to transfer technology to the industry.
• Knowledge of safety awareness and protocols is preferred.