Group leader in inorganic materials and solid state ionics for batteries
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CIC energiGUNE is seeking an experienced researcher to lead the study of transport phenomena and reactivity of solids and solid-solid interfaces for their application in energy storage technologies.
The selected candidate will lead a group of multidisciplinary researchers with broad expertise in their field and continue developing a competitive Research Group in the context of a state-of-the-art research landscape.
Design, characterization and stabilization of inorganic surfaces and interfaces in Li and Post-Li batteries.
Measurement of ionic and electronic transport properties of ceramic materials and metal anodes.
Understanding the coupling between chemistry, electrochemistry, ionic transport and mechanics (fracture, stress and strains, deformation, etc.) in solid-state batteries.
Provide technical direction and execution in the development of scalable manufacturing processes for solid-state cells.
Contribute to the development of Li and post-Li technologies.
Be a referent and share knowledge in:
Electrochemistry and testing of solid-state cells.
Use of operando techniques and methods.
Synthesis of inorganic materials.
Leadership role in various research activities, such as writing research proposals, project execution/reporting/management, writing high quality scientific research papers, and presenting research results at scientific conferences.
Support the strategic long-term research in agreement with Scientific and Technology coordinators.
Look after team member’s hiring and professional development.
Development of strategic partnerships and collaborations.
Experience pursuing development of intellectual property to protect technology developments and secure competitive position.
We offer a permanent contract to join an innovative and cutting-edge center focused on sustainability, value creation and the generation of collaborative ecosystems where the development of people and diversity is promoted.
Candidates will join an integrated, enthusiastic, and multidisciplinary institute making high quality research and impactful contributions to the energy and sustainability fields.
CIC energiGUNE will help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome program. We allow schedule flexibility and we operate under a hybrid remote/in-person work model.
CIC energiGUNE is located close to the city of Vitoria-Gasteiz (Spain), in the heart of the Basque Country. The Basque Country is the region with the highest R&D investment in Spain, with more than 20.000 researchers. The basque research ecosystem comprises a solid and collaborating community composed of universities, technology and cooperative research centers.
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HOW TO APPLY:
All applicants are invited to submit their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae and two reference letters 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.