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Research Scientist (Electrochemist) posted by ZapGo Ltd

£40,000 - £50,000 / year

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Research Scientist (Electrochemist)

You will join us as a Research Scientist responsible for the research and development of C-Ion supercapacitor materials and structures to increase voltage, lifetime and energy density of devices.

Research Scientist Responsibilities:

- Development of novel, non-aqueous energy storage mechanisms.
- Optimisation of the interaction between electrodes and electrolyte to improve performance.
- Design and development of aqueous / organic electrode inks.
- Testing and evaluation of various materials for their suitability.
- Studying the effects of different constituents on electrode performance.

Research Scientist Requirements:

- PhD in Scientific or Engineering discipline with relevant experience in energy storage technologies.
- Extensive knowledge of the application of nano materials to energy storage systems.
- Hands-on experience in Electrochemical techniques, ink and slurry formulations, coating techniques.
- Proven skills in materials characterisation techniques such as high-resolution electron microscopy, BET, PSD, etc.
- Good IT skills, including the ability to use statistical analysis software competently.

About ZapGo Ltd:

ZapGo is a high technology business based in Oxford developing technology to address the problems of slow charging and hazardous materials encountered by the current generation of battery-powered devices and vehicles.

Location: Harwell, Didcot, OX11 0SG

Job type: Full Time, Permanent, 8.45am to 5.00pm Monday to Thursday and 8.45am to 4.30pm on Friday

Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum dependant on experience

Benefits: Private medical healthcare, 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, non-contributory pension.

You may have experience of the following: Research Scientist, Research Assistant, Research Fellow, Research Fellowship, Research Associate, PhD Graduate, MSc Graduate etc.

Ref: 90299



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