Research assistant position to work on electrodes based on redox polymers and their application in sustainable batteries

IMDEA Energy Institute is a María de Maeztu Center of Excellence whose objective is to develop R&D activities in the fields of renewable energies and clean energy technologies by establishing strong links with leading companies in the energy sector. (www.energy.imdea.org).

DESCRIPTION

IMDEA Energy is opening a Research Assistant Position for the Electrochemical Processes Unit to work on Development of electrodes based on redox polymers and their application in sustainable batteries

The requirements are as follows:

Tasks Description:

To synthesize redox polymers following advanced polymerization routes.
To carry out the physicochemical and electrochemical characterization of redox monomers and polymers.
To formulate electrode inks and prepare electrodes based on redox polymers.
Assembling & Electrochemical Testing of polymer-based batteries (coin cells).
Communication and dissemination of scientific results through high-quality scientific channels, including high-impact scientific publications, conference presentations, etc.
Supervision of undergraduate students.

REQUIREMENTS

Compulsory Requirements:

BSc in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or equivalent.
Official Master degree in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering or Industrial Engineering.

Merits to value:

Specific training or hands-on experience in electrochemistry.
Specific training or hands-on experience with electrochemical energy storage devices.
Oral and written communication skills in English.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Adequacy of the candidate's training to the requested profile.
Work experience related to the profile of the job position.
Knowledge of English.
Motivation for accomplishing high-quality research.

CONDITIONS

Remuneration: Between 18.000 € – 20.000 € per year, depending upon qualification and expertise.
*The contract includes all the benefits of the Spanish Public Health and Social Security System.

Type of contract: 1 year, possibility of annual renewals depending on performance.

WORKPLACE

IMDEA Energía, Móstoles, Madrid

DOCUMENTS
Certificates of academic titles
Msc Official Academic title
Motivation Letter

Final decisions will be personally communicated by e-mail to all candidates.

Equal opportunities are guaranteed in the selection process, without any forms of discrimination. Female applicants are encouraged to apply to favor parity in employment.
IMDEA Energy commitment is to guarantee equality in measures to balance personal, family and working life and to promote gender equality.