Postdoctoral Researcher Position, Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage

Postdoctoral Researcher Position, Phase Change Materials for Thermal Energy Storage

CIC Energigune - Energy Cooperative Research Centre

Miñano Alava, Spain

CIC energiGUNE is currently offering one Post-doctoral position in the Thermal Energy Storage (TES) group. The main activities of this research group are the identification of innovative heat storage solutions through the development of new materials, conceptual storage system designs and prototyping.

In this frame, we are now inviting applications for one Post-doctoral position in the field of Phase Change Materials for latent heat storage. The main activities to be developed by the selected candidate will consist on synthesis and characterization of new PCMs, among others, used for batteries thermal management.

Preference will be given to candidates with extensive hands-on experience in phase change materials synthesis and characterization, familiar with impregnation techniques and heat transfer enhancement.

Job functions:

  • Development of new PCMs for thermal energy storage and thermal management;
  • Characterization of developed materials with XRD, SEM, TEM, FTIR, Raman, etc.;
  • Collaborate in prototype development and lab scale testing of the developed materials;
  • Present obtained results in high-quality scientific articles and related conferences;
  • Participation to benchmarking activities;
  • Collaboration in project proposal writing to obtain funding from institutions and industrial sources;
  • Co-supervise graduate/master students.

What we need

  • Ph.D. in Chemistry, Physics, Material science or related fields;
  • Experience in materials synthesis;
  • Experience in common characterization techniques (XRD, SEM, XPS, FTIR, Raman, DSC, LFA, STA, etc.);
  • Well-demonstrated scientific record;
  • Experience in student's supervision;
  • A team player who can collaborate with other groups, technical centres, and industries;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English is a must.

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