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CIC energiGUNE

Postdoctoral researcher in nanomaterials for metal-ion capacitors

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to work on the synthesis of nanomaterials for the development of high-energy and high-power metal-ion capacitors.

Job Description

Job functions:

Design and synthesis of faradaic nanomaterials for electrochemical energy storage.
Synthesis of metal alloys and hybrid nanomaterials to be used either as anode or cathode.
Complete physicochemical characterization of materials.
Develop scalable synthesis routes for the promising materials.
Electrode preparation, coin cell and monolayer pouch cell fabrication, and electrochemical testing of nanomaterials.
Process and analyze the results obtained from the characterization tests, give conclusions, and provide ideas to improve nanomaterials performance.
Participate in communication with companies and proposals preparation when required.

Area: Electrochemical energy storage (EES)
Research line: Metal ion capacitors



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…).

For more information:

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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.

FP7 / PEOPLE / Marie Curie Actions

Research Framework Programme/
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 2024-05-06 
Application Deadline 2024-05-06 
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 2 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

PhD in chemistry, materials science or related fields.
Experience on material synthesis and physicochemical characterization (XRD, XPS, ss-NMR…)
Experience in coin cell assembly and electrochemical methods.
A team player who can collaborate with colleagues in other groups, technical centers, and industries.
Good verbal and written communication skills in English.