Electrochemist - PhD Graduate Level

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Electrochemist - PhD Graduate Level

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Salary: Up to £45000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

Energy Storage is a growing industry in Cambridge and we are pleased to be supporting a leading organisation.

On offer is an impressive set of benefits, along with extensive career opportunities as the company grows.

This role is for an Electrochemist and would suit someone who has recently completed their PhD and is looking for their first role in industry!

The Role:

  • Support development of the electrochemical testing programme
  • Develop current technology for various commercial applications and products
  • Research and evaluate the performance improvements in energy storage cells to achieve the potential of the technology
  • Ensure resources are adequate and available on a day-to-day basis, setting objectives, scheduling work and ensuring successful outcomes
  • Liaise with external contacts (e.g suppliers etc)

What do you need to apply?

  • PhD in Electrochemistry or similar
  • At least 3 publications in the Q1 ranking journals
  • Strong practical knowledge of electrochemical cells (e.g. battery, supercapacitor, fuel cells, electrolysis) design, component interactions and testing
  • Robust theoretical knowledge in electrochemistry and electrochemical techniques & principles
  • Experience in utilising complimentary characterisation techniques
  • Test experience, with experience troubleshooting, diagnosing failures & applying solutions
  • Data analysis & interpretation skills
  • Presentation skills

What you can expect in return:

  • Salary of approx £45,000
  • Share options
  • Beautiful, spacious, parkland setting, with an on-site golf course!
  • On-site gym (indoor and outdoor facilities), award winning restaurant and a café bar
  • Free parking, shuttle bus from the local rail station and dedicated buses from central Cambridge
  • Perkbox
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • 5% employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance policy - 4 x salary
  • Specsavers eye care vouchers
  • Sports and social events