Postdoc Researcher Solid Inorganic Electrolyte

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Valid until 12.15.2019

CIC energiGUNE has been awarded by the European Commission with the ´HR Excellence in Research´which reflects our commitment to achieve fair and transparent recruitment and appraisal procedures,and certifies the existence of a stimulating and favorable work environment for researchers in our institution

CIC energiGUNE is seeking an experienced Researcher to engage in the research and development of solid-state inorganic electrolyte for rechargeable batteries.

Job function:

  • Design and synthesize inorganic electrolytes for electrochemical energy storage
  • Complete characterization of materials using analytical instruments
  • Guide the electrode preparation, coin cell fabrication, and electrochemical testing of the materials
  • Write proposals when requested to secure funding from government and industrial sources
  • Supervise PhD students and technicians

What we offer

We are offering a 24+12 month position within an industrial collaboration in the field of solid-state batteries. The selected candidate will be part of a team up to five researchers working for the same project goal.

The "Fundación" will also help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome programme that offers accommodation and addresses of other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment.

What we need

  • PhD in Solid State chemistry / Materials science / Chemistry / engineering or a related field is required
  • Experience in synthesis of inorganic materials and more particularly of sulfide material
  • A team player who can collaborate with colleagues in other groups, technical centers, and industries
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English. Spanish and Basque are optional but not compulsory
  • Experience in solid-state electrolytes (polymer or ceramic) or related energy storage technologies will be an advantage

All applicants are invited to submit detailed curriculum vitae and 2 reference letters at

The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.

CIC energiGUNE is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce

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