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CIC energiGUNE

Laboratory Technician in electrodes and electrolytes processing for advanced batteries

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is seeking a Laboratory Technician to work in the development of new electrolytes for advanced Li-ion batteries.

Job Description

Job functions:

• Formulation of electrodes and electrolytes combining different solvents, salts and additives.
• Electrodes and electrolytes processing by different dry and wet mixing methods such as extrusion, high-shear mixing...
• Characterization of the different components of the cell using techniques as rheology, mechanical tests and other physicochemical characterizations.
• Cell assembly of coin and pouch cells.
• Basic electrochemical evaluation of the formulated electrolytes in Li-ion coin cells.

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Research group: Cell prototyping



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


• 12-months contract and professional development opportunities.
• Flexible working hours and with the option of 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…).

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The selection process ends once a 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
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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 Vitoria-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 2024-02-09 
Application Deadline 2024-01-30 
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

• Degree or occupational training in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science or related fields.
• Experience and knowledge in the following will be required:
o Experience in polymer processing.
o Formulation of electrodes and electrolytes.
• Highly valued:
o Characterization techniques as rheology and mechanical tests.
o Electrochemical characterization techniques
• Ability to identify and solve technical problems.
• Proficiency for quickly learning new skills or field of study.
• Good verbal skills in English.
• Demonstrated self-motivation and ability to work independently.
• A good team player who can collaborate with other team members.