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Ikerbasque Eusko Jaurlaritza

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This job offer was closed at 2024-03-01


Researcher for Battery Post-Mortem Area

Research Field: Other 
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Job Summary

CIDETEC is looking to recruit a Researcher in the Energy Storage area.

The post will cover the needs of strategic projects in the post mortem area of the Energy Materials unit.

Job Description

You will join the Storage Systems Unit, working on knowledge generation and industrial projects. They must be capable of carrying out several lines of research simultaneously, optimising resources and maximising results.

You will join a team led by a line manager, working independently according to a defined work plan involving both technical and managerial activities.

Your work will focus on the following activities:

Pouch/cylindrical cell opening and rigid housing in controlled atmosphere conditions (glove chamber).
Physical-chemical characterisation of cell materials and components (SEM-EDX, TEM, XRD, XPS, Raman, NMR, TGA).
Electrochemical characterisation of electrodes and cells (GITT, EIS, CV).
Assembly of button cells in controlled atmosphere conditions (glove chamber, dry chamber).
Project management.
Drafting of project proposals.

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

PhD in the field of Advanced Materials for Energy


Fluent in spoken and written English.


The successful candidate will demonstrate a sound knowledge in:

Inorganic chemistry, electrochemistry and advanced materials.
R&D in battery systems and post-mortem analysis.
Characterisation techniques, SEM-EDX, TEM, XRD, NMR, Raman, XPS, FTIR, TGA, gas adsorption (BET & BJH).
Electrochemical characterisation of batteries (GITT, EIS, CV)


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.

Having undertaken a placement abroad and more than 3 years’ work experience will be considered a plus.


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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 
Mobile Phone  

Application Details

Envisaged Job Starting Date 2023-11-03 
Application Deadline 2024-03-01 
How To Apply