Senior Chemist - Materials Development

February 16, 2018

Location: Greater Boston

Salary:  Open

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Senior Chemist – Materials Development to join its R&D team in the Greater Boston area. The company is dedicated to creating high-performance, safe, and superior battery materials. This is a lab-oriented role that will have an intensive focus on metallic lithium anode and anode/electrolyte interface development. This position requires a sophisticated understanding of lithium batteries, electrochemistry, and surface chemistry; it will entail independent design and execution of experiments, data analysis, and collaboration with other members of the company’s R&D team. This scientist should expect to be closely involved in patent filings and must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communications skills. Senior Chemist - Materials Development reports to Director of R&D.  This position is open only to US citizens and permanent residents.

Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in Electrochemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, or related fields.
  • Minimum 2 years industry/academic (post-graduate) experience with lithium-ion battery development at the component level. Additional experience with cell-level development is very strongly preferred.
  • Hands-on lithium dendrite research experience is strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of solid-state electrolyte technology is preferred.
  • Willingness to execute on multiple tasks in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Ability to work within project teams with dedication and technical excellence.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not restricted to:

  • Design and develop cutting-edge metallic lithium anodes with applications in high-performance lithium batteries.

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    ŸLead fabrication process development to optimize product cost and quality.

  • Critically assess the shortcomings of advanced battery materials and develop solutions to improve their performance.

  • Provide scientific support to project teams to resolve both practical and fundamental issues.

  • Maintain compliance with all company protocols related to confidentiality, assignment of inventions, and other policies or duties as identified and assigned.

Contact Information:

Associate:  Jean M. Nolan

Phone:  508-647-0434

Email:  jnolan@mdparkin.com