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  • Design and synthesis of monomer and polymer materials with ad-hoc properties.
  • Structural and physicochemical characterization: nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR), Raman, gel permeation chromatography (GPC), differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA).
  • Polymer electrolytes formulation, cell integration, and characterization.
  • Processing and analysis of the results obtained from the characterization tests, providing conclusions and ideas to improve the synthesis procedure and electrolyte performance.
  • Participating in communication with companies and proposals preparation when required.

Area: Electrochemical Energy Storage (EES)

Research Line: Polymer-rich electrolyte batteries


  • 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 an on-site work model with the possibility to 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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All applicants are invited to submit their application by uploading a detailed curriculum vitae along with a motivation letter at this website.

The selection process ends once the candidate is selected.

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


  • PhD in Chemistry / Polymer Chemistry / Organic Chemistry / Materials Science / or a related field is required.
  • Strong background in polymer design and synthesis.
  • Hands-on experience of standard operating procedures for polymer synthesis and characterization.
  • Knowledge on polymer electrolytes and solid-state batteries would be considered positively.
  • Knowledge on electrochemical testing methods would be considered positively.
  • Systemic problem-solving skills.
  • A good team player who can collaborate with other groups, academic and industrial partners.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

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