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CIC energiGUNE

Post-mortem analysis and degradation of lithium-ion cells

Research Field: Chemistry 
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Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the analysis and components´degradation mechanisms in lithium-ion battery cells.

Job Description


CIC energiGUNE is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the analysis and components´degradation mechanisms in lithium-ion battery cells.

Job functions:

- Characterize cell components using analytical instruments.
- Perform the electrochemical ante and post-tests of the materials in half and full cells.
- Understand failure mechanisms and design degradation models.

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)

Research group: Battery Post-Mortem Analysis and Ageing


All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae, contact information of at least two references and a cover letter detailing specific experience and scientific interests 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.


- 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, 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…).

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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 Alava 
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 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

- PhD in Solid-state Electrochemistry, Organic or Inorganic Chemistry, or related fields.
- Experience in material synthesis, electrode formulation and device design/fabrication.
- High knowledge of Li-ion batteries technology.
- Training in electrochemical measurements: galvanostatic and potentiostatic tests.
- A team player who can collaborate with other groups, technical centers, and industries.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.