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Post-Doctoral Researcher Chemist Battery Materials

Post-Doctoral Researcher Chemist Battery Materials

Posted 22 March by Additional Resources Ltd
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Post-Doctoral Researcher Chemist (Battery Materials)

Location: Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire

Salary: £39,000 + Excellent Benefits

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

The Client:

Our client, a leading firm focused on accelerating research translation into marketable products.

The Role:

As a Post-Doctoral Researcher Chemist, you will contribute to developing energy storage materials, characterising and testing novel materials for batteries within a multidisciplinary team.


  • Contribute creatively to brainstorming sessions, studies, and project meetings.
  • Assist in formulating electrode and electrolyte material inks and pastes, including solvent screening and microscopy studies.
  • Characterize battery materials using electrochemical analysis techniques, including EIS.
  • Fabricate and test coin cell devices with novel battery materials, interpreting data and making recommendations.
  • Accurately record practical work to document new Intellectual Property (IP) and contribute to patent drafts.
  • Initiate, deliver, and document high-quality studies to achieve R&D targets.
  • Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental policies.
  • Foster key working relationships with line managers, project teams, device scientists, and external partners.
  • Coordinate activities and disseminate results with relevant teams.



  • PhD in chemistry, material science, physics, or related field, or equivalent industrial/academic experience.
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience in electrochemical techniques or battery technologies.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Microsoft Office.


  • Experience in high-tech R&D or manufacturing.
  • Additional background in organic, inorganic, or interface chemistry, and relevant analytical techniques.
  • Understanding of structure-property relationships in functional materials.
  • Interest in synthesis and evaluation of functional materials in device formats.
  • Experience with Intellectual Property (IP) generation and patent filing.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Paid time off for voluntary work
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexi-time scheme and work-from-home opportunities
  • Private health and dental care, life assurance, income protection insurance

Apply now for this exceptional opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research and further enhance your career.

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Keywords: Materials Scientist, Research Scientist, Scientist, Battery Materials, Battery Technology, Battery

Required skills

  • Scientist
  • Research Scientist
  • Materials Scientist
  • Battery Technology
  • Battery Materials

Reference: 52365495

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