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CIC energiGUNE

Research Engineer for electrolyte processing and scaling-up for batteries

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

The Cell Prototyping group at CIC energiGUNE is searching for a Research Engineer to engage in the research and development of new generation Li ion batteries.

Job Description


Raw materials quality assurance procedure definition (polymers, salts, additives, fillers, etc.).
Polymer electrolytes formulation and processing from lab-scale to prototyping line, characterization (rheology, DMA, tensile strength, DSC, etc.) and validation.
Strong collaboration with polymer rich electrolyte research line towards the technology validation and scale up and processability.
Cell assembly both pouch and coin cell level.
Write technical reports and procedures.
Industrial project development and follow up
IP generation towards industrialization.


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


36-months contract and professional development opportunities.
Flexible working day with a hybrid model of face-to-face and 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:

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All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae at this webpage.

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/
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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 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 2024-02-01 
Application Deadline 2024-01-31 
How To Apply 

Required Education Level

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

Required Research Experiences

Required Research Experiences 1
Research Field Chemistry 
Research Sub Field  
Years of Research Experience 3 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


Experience in next fields will be very valuable:

Polymer synthesis
Extruder screws design
continuous processing
Energy storage and Electrochemical testing
Design of experiments

Specific Requirements

Mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, materials/polymer engineering, or other technical disciplines in a related field. A PhD will be highly valued.
Polymer transformation processing.
Quality control techniques for product and process definition and validation (Rheology, DMA, Tensile strength, solid Karl Fischer titration, etc.)
Good verbal and written communication skills in English (Spanish or Basque valuable but not compulsory).
Demonstrated self-motivation and ability to work independently.
A good team player who can collaborate with other groups, academic and industrial partners.