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Ikerbasque Eusko Jaurlaritza

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Researcher for the Li ion Batteries Area

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC Energy Storage needs to recruit a researcher to work in its Energy Materials Unit.

The position will support the needs of several strategic projects and research lines within the Li ion batteries group.

Job Description

If you want to be part of this revolution, we are waiting for you!

Our work covers the entire value chain, from battery chemistry to the final application. We design and develop cells, modules and battery packs tailored to our customers’ needs, with a clear focus on technology transfer to industry. The researcher’s work will be related to proyect management.

Your contribution

You will form part of a state-of-the-art research centre, geared to sustainability and the circular economy, which has helped electrify Spain’s roads and is now working towards 100% future sustainability.

The developer will join the Energy Materials Unit, working on the development of battery technologies. They must be capable of carrying out several lines of work simultaneously, optimising resources and maximising results.

The researcher will work independently, according to the defined work plan.

Your work will focus on the following activities:

Research and development of lithium ion batteries, including electrode and electrolyte formulation optimization, cell design and assembly, physicochemical and electrochemical characterization and other tasks.
Literature and patent searches to identify new materials, technologies and processes.
Preparation and management of European R&D&I projects.

What we offer you

At CIDETEC you will be able to develop your career alongside a team of top-level professionals, in a young yet committed environment, dedicated to innovation and seeking to provide practical solutions that result in a more sustainable world.
Professional development opportunities that allow you to build a solid career, working on projects that transform both industry and society.
Work with teams at the very highest level in local, national and European settings.
Work-life balance initiatives
Continuous training
Privileged setting in a safe and friendly environment
Variable remuneration package for all employees

Doctorate/Master's Degree/Degree in industrial engineering, electro-chemistry or similar technical studies.


High level of written and spoken English


The successful candidate must have more than 3 years of experience in the field of Li-ion battery research including:

Experience in electrode processing and cell manufacturing.
Experience in electrochemical battery characterisation techniques.
Experience in managing R&D projects, specially within European funded programmes.
Experience in European project management is an added advantage.


A highly motivated person, with a keen interest in research and innovation, you will join a multidisciplinary team. You will be able to organise your work, meeting both the deadlines and the established objectives. Problem-solving capacity and scientific criteria. Good communication skills, both verbal and written.


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Job Details

Type of Contract Other 
Status Full-time 
Hours Per Week 39  
Company/Institute CIDETEC 
Country SPAIN 
State/Province GIPUZKOA 

Organization/Institute Contact Data

Organization CIDETEC 
Organization/Institution Type Research Laboratory 
Faculty/Department/Research Lab  
Country SPAIN 
City Donostia - San Sebastian 
State/Province Guipuzcoa 
Postal Code E-20014 
Street Paseo Miramón, 196 
Phone +34 943309022 
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Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-10-30 
Application Deadline 2024-05-10 
How To Apply