Puesto: Group Leader in Electrochemical Capacitors
Institución: CIC Energigune
Contacto correo-e: email@example.com
Group Leader in Electrochemical Capacitors
CIC Energigune is a new energy research centre based in the Basque Country of Spain. Its mission is to play a leading role on the international stage in the field of energy storage technologies and contribute to the industrial competitiveness of Basque Country. CIC has a world-class research facility, cutting-edge equipments, an experienced management team, and a scientific committee composed of prominent scientists, entrepreneurs, and industrial experts.
The Basque Country is renowned for the beauty of its natural surroundings.
It offers high standards of living and quality of life, in terms of health, housing, leisure, sports, etc, making it an attractive area to live in.
We are looking for highly skilled and motivated individual to lead our efforts in energy storage research focusing on electrochemical capacitors.
Furthermore, the successful candidate will define research directions, develop roadmaps and work plans and technical strategies for the supercapacitor group and managing its own budget.
What we offer
We are offering a Group Leader tenured position at the Area of Electrochemistry for Energy Storage that will give you a unique opportunity to apply your capabilities and develop new projects related to this facility. In addition to the appeal of the entire project, the CIC Energigune offers a competitive basic salary that compare favorably with the best global private and public institutions.
The Foundation will also help smooth the transition for you and your family, providing a welcome program that offers accommodation and addresses other aspects to help you integrate into the local environment.
What we need
A Ph.D. in Chemical or Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Electrochemistry, or any related area is required. Candidates must have at least 5 years of experience in supercapacitor field. In particular, the successful candidate should have solid background in electrode materials for double-layer capacitors and pseudocapacitors. These include nanoporous, low-dimensional and functionalized carbons and transitional metal oxides/nitrides. The applicant should also possess proven expertise across aqueous, organic, ionic liquid electrolytes as well as cell engineering (symmetric, asymmetric/hybrid cells). The successful candidate must have an established track record of past achievements in managing R&D projects (at PI or Co-PI level), supervision of graduate students and proven ability to obtain competitive research funding.
Applicants should be fluent in English. Knowledge of Spanish and/or Basque will be considered useful but not compulsory.
Ability to communicate, to identify research direction lines with high innovative potential, to work independently or in team environment, to motivate team members, and coordinate collaborations with university and industrial partners, establish R&D priorities for industrial projects, and manage budgets will be valuable.
All applicants are invited to submit a detailed curriculum vitae and 2 reference letters.
CIC Energigune is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.
Información complementaria de la oferta:
Offer valid untol 15 sept 2012.
Apply by website: www.cicenergigune.com