R45458 - Research Associate - Battery Material

Research Associate - Battery Material

Job Summary:

A successful candidate will be responsible for investigating new materials for next generation battery technology including solid electrolyte and high energy cathode.  Main tasks include fundamental research towards development of new materials, cell design, performance and durability. The candidate will also utilize computational approach to understand the material and property relationship for automotive application and participate in research conducted in collaboration with external partners. This research will be fast paced with high visibility and potential of commercialization for the successfully developed technology.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Synthesize and characterize new materials
  • Test electrochemical properties of coin or pouch cells
  • Analyze computations to aid studies on new and improved lithium battery materials
  • Propose and execute novel research projects
  • Review literature and identify state-of-the art technologies
  • Attend technical conferences and summarize technical highlights
  • Provide ideas, suggestions and guidance to colleagues
  • Operate analytical equipment for material characterization 

Position Requirement:

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Computational Physics and related fields
  • At least 2 year of hands-on research experience in testing battery
  • Proficiency in battery modeling, computer programming, and numerical methods for computational solutions of system under study
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability and willingness to work in team environment
    • Ability to multitask by handling different assignments
    • Ability to meet the given milestones/deliverable in scheduled time

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of solid electrolyte
  • Experience in large battery cells or its relevant process technology
  • Strong publication record will be plus

Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Drive your career forward and join the company leading the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry by applying today.

All of us at Nissan regardless of functional area or expertise share a passion to design, manufacture, and sell high-performance vehicles.

Why Kelly®?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest regarded scientific organizations—providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help advance. We work with 90 of the Fortune 100 companies and found opportunities for more than 10,000 scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

About Kelly®

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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