Electrolyte Scientist

Incredible opportunity to join a reputable materials company for energy applications.

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A bit about us:

My client accelerates the discovery of new materials for energy applications, with a focus on the development of advanced materials for rechargeable and primary batteries.
Their business also includes collaborative development projects for materials for other applications, including gas storage, carbon capture, thermoelectrics, and structural materials.

Why join us?

Excellent salary and benefits package. Opportunities for long-term growth and advancement. Professional development.

Battery experience strongly preferred.

Job Details

Job Summary

The main purpose of this job is to develop research targets, design research projects, and analyze data to achieve research goals on time and on budget.

  • Participate in project teams to develop new and/or improved energy storage materials.
  • Development of research project plans to achieve research goals.
  • Monitor status of research experiments in progress
  • Analyze experimental data and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Lead preparation of research process documentation
  • Represent Wildcat as a technical expert in meetings and at industry events
  • Effectively utilize chemistry support personnel (Research Associates and Laboratory Technicians) to complete research experiments and data analysis on time and on budget.
  • Respect others in the workplace with a professional attitude; be considerate of others with housekeeping, shared equipment; provide a safe working environment for others

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required

  • Experience in lithium-ion electrolyte systems, including solvents, conductive salts, and additives development
  • Experience with liquid electrolytes, polymer electrolytes, and ionic liquids
  • Fluent in electrochemical techniques such as cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, and common potentiostatic and galvanostatic methods
  • Strong expertise and extensive hands-on experience in organic chemistry including synthesis, characterization, and -performance evaluation
  • Effective time management in a semi-autonomous environment with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and a team player

Education & Experience

  • Ph.D. in chemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, physics or other relevant discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of experience in lithium-ion batteries
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San Diego, CA
Job Type
$120,000 - $160,000