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CIC energiGUNE

Postdoc researcher position in all-solid-state lithium-metal batteries

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to work in one of its research groups: Organic and Hybrid materials.

Job Description

The main tasks are:
• Design and processing at lab-scale of polymer/composite electrolytes for electrochemical energy storage.
• Desing of electrolytes to be compatible with lithium metal electrode.
• Complete physicochemical characterization of materials.
• Characterization of solid electrolyte-electrode interfaces (electrochemically and chemically).
• Electrode preparation, coin cell fabrication, and electrochemical testing of the materials.
• Process and analyze the results obtained from the characterization tests, give conclusions, and provide ideas to improve the solid-state battery performance.
• Participate in communication with companies and proposals preparation when required.

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Research group: Advanced electrolytes and cell integration (Organic and Hybrid materials)


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


• We are offering a 3-year contract and advantageous 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 with on-site work model with the option to eventually 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, training courses, 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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All applicants are invited to submit their applications including a detailed curriculum vitae at this website:

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

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

Required Education Level

Required Education Level 1
Degree PhD 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


Specific Requirements

? PhD in Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry, Materials Science, Electrochemistry or a related field is required.
? Strong background in electrolyte formulation and processing.
? Hands-on experience with electrochemical testing methods.
? Systemic problem-solving skills.
? A good team player who can collaborate with other groups, academic and industrial partners.
? Good verbal and written communication skills in English. Spanish and Basque are optional but not compulsory.