February 16, 2018
Location: Greater Boston
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.
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.
Lead 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.
Associate: Jean M. Nolan