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CIC energiGUNE

Laboratory Technician for synthesis and characterization of carbon anodes for Na-ion batteries

Research Field: Chemistry 
Sub Research Field:  

Job Summary

CIC energiGUNE is seeking for a laboratory technician to join the research team dedicated to the study of reaction mechanism of inorganic materials, in order to contribute to the research line dedicated to the development of Na-ion batteries.

The aim of the project is to develop new carbon materials to be used as negative electrode of Sodium ion batteries.

Job Description

Job functions:

Synthesis of new carbon materials
Perform structural, textural, morphological, compositional characterizations by means of diffraction, imaging and analytical techniques (XRD, SEM, gas adsorption etc…)
Perform electrochemical cycling tests

Area: Electrochemical Energy Storage



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


- Temporary contract with attractive career development opportunities and stabilization options.
- 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…).

For more information:

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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

Research Framework Programme/
Marie Curie Actions
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Job Details

Type of Contract Temporary 
Researcher profile First Stage Researcher (R1)  
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 2024-07-01 
Application Deadline 2024-07-01 
How To Apply 

Required Education Level

Required Education Level 1
Degree Primary Degree or equivalent 
Degree Field Chemistry 

Required Languages

Required Languages 1
Language ENGLISH 
Language Level Excellent 

Additional Requirements


Specific Requirements

- Bachelor’s in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or related fields
- Experience in synthesis or materials characterization
- Knowledge of carbon materials, pyrolysis synthesis, electrochemical testing or X-ray diffraction are not compulsory but will be very positively considered.
- Good verbal skills in English.
- Proactive and committed attitude with high level of initiative, proactivity, and willingness to learn.
- A good team player who can collaborate with other team members.