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Researcher - Battery Systems 

The Department for Battery Technology at IFE is currently seeing an increase in the activity within research and development of battery technology systems. We collaborate closely with Norwegian and foreign industry partners as well as with internationally recognized research organizations.

IFE is an independent research foundation based in Norway at Kjeller and in Halden. We are in the forefront internationally in several fields within digital technologies, material and process technology, flow and analysis technologies, radiopharmaceutical technology and nuclear technology. There is an increased focus on renewable energy, and battery technology is a key enabler to utilize sustainable energy sources.

The battery market is growing fast and has new needs for electrification and large-scale energy storage. Your scientific contributions will investigate the life time, degradation and safety of batteries and battery systems. The research activity will also expand to new applications and business cases of battery systems such as 2nd life use of batteries and recycling of battery materials. Through industrial collaboration, as well as with the broader team at IFE, you will develop an understanding for the real-world needs and opportunities related to the use of battery technology systems. We offer a two-year contract, with subsequent possibilities of permanent position at IFE.

  • PhD or equivalent within chemistry, physics, data science, material science or power electronics
  • Experience working with lithium-ion battery technologies is a plus
  • Experience with modelling, data interpretation and analysis
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
Prefered profile:
We need a motivated person who has excellent problem-solving skills and who will be an active participant and collaborator in our group. You will have the chance to gain knowledge and skills that will support and extend the opportunities we have in our research groups. We pride ourselves in delivering technology needed by our partners and by society.
Application deadline:
26.mai 2019