Research Scientist/ Electrochemist Position

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

We are looking for a Research Scientist/ Electrochemist with practical lab experience to join our team, the successful candidate will have:

o   a PhD in electrochemistry (or a related field),  relevant, post graduate experience also considered;

o   Basic understanding of electrode design and mass transport phenomena;

o   Expertise in electrochemical techniques such as cyclic voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, and common potentiostatic and galvanostatic methods etc.;

o   Experience with ionic liquids, polymer electrolytes, and solid-state electrolytes;

o   Effective time management in a semi-autonomous environment with the ability to work independently and as part of team;

o   Experience in electrode surface characterisation and methodology development;

o   A good understanding of energy storage technologies; specifically supercapacitor, battery or fuel cell technologies.

To apply please send your CV, a covering letter and salary expectations to our HR department Rebecca.woolmington@zapgo.com, or call Rebecca on 07968 787182 for a confidential discussion.