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 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.

AreaElectrochemical energy storage (EES)

Research line:  Metal ion capacitors


  • 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:


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.


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  • 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.

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