Research for a better future

IFE conducts research for a better future. Since 1948, we have been a frontrunner in international energy research. We contribute to new solutions in renewable energy, petroleum and industry. We develop zero-emission transport solutions, digital systems and ground-breaking cancer medicine.

Renewable energy

Nuclear technology

Materials technology

Digitalization

Radiopharmacy and health

Oil and gas

Industry and environment

Safety and security

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Vacant positions

Researcher - Battery Systems 
Kjeller 
Description:

The Department for Battery Technology at IFE is currently seeing an increase in the activity within research and development of battery technology systems. We have a vacant researcher position (2 years with the possibility for a permanent position). We collaborate closely with Norwegian and foreign industry partners as well as with internationally recognized research organizations.

The battery market is growing fast and has new needs for electrification and large-scale energy storage. Your scientific contributions will investigate the lifetime, 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.

Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Industry experience is beneficial
  • 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 group. We pride ourselves in delivering technology needed by our partners and by society.
Location:
Kjeller
Application deadline:
07.februar 2021
Researcher - Battery Materials Development 
Kjeller 
Description:

The Department of Battery Technology at IFE has a vacant researcher position (2 years with the possibility for a permanent position). We are increasing our activity in research and development of energy materials where we collaborate closely with Norwegian and foreign industry partners as well as with internationally recognized research organizations.

Renewable energy technologies and especially the battery market, are growing fast. Both need new energy materials. Our Materials Development group in the Battery Technology Department is producing and characterizing energy materials, directly used in new lithium-ion batteries or adjacent markets. 

We are seeking a person who can strengthen this team, take part in the development of energy materials and generate new projects within battery technology.

Qualifications:
  • PhD or equivalent academic degree in physics, chemistry, materials science, process engineering or similar field
  • An experimentalist view: Ability to plan and perform experiments, analyse results, summarize and conclude
  • Experience working with lithium-ion battery technologies is a plus
  • Publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Expertise within one or more of the following topics will be beneficial:
    • Advanced characterization of energy materials
    • Experimental reactor research and development
    • Understanding of battery materials and/or silicon-based materials
  • Experience in project generation and management, preferably from EU- or Norwegian/Scandinavian funding system
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English (the department’s working language is English)
Prefered profile:
We are looking for 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.
Location:
Kjeller
Application deadline:
31.januar 2021
Cyber Lab. Assistant within Risk, Safety and Security 
Halden 
Description:
The Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) is an independent research foundation in Norway, with locations in Kjeller and Halden. Our vision is to be an ‘international leading research environment that actively develops innovative solutions through people and technology’. We have roughly 600 employees, with annual sales of approximately 1 billion NOK. IFE is a broad multi-disciplinary research organisation, with international top-level expertise in the fields of digital technologies, material and process technology, flow and analysis technologies, radiopharmaceutical technology and nuclear technology. Our mission is ‘Research for a better future’. We develop innovative technological solutions for both industry and public sector in more than 30 countries, and host the International OECD Halden Reactor Project. www.ife.no
 
The department of Risk, Safety and Security (RSS) conducts research, development and consultancy in risk, safety and security related to digital systems in critical infrastructure. With a long history in providing research on Software Dependability and Digital Instrumentation and Control (D&IC) within the nuclear field, the specialists in the department is today involved with competence on Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety (RAMS) in projects within both transport, oil and gas, energy and critical infrastructure. The Department has an increasing portfolio of projects in information- and cyber- security. The Department has established a Cybersecurity Centre for industrial control systems at IFE in Halden. The Centre is developing infrastructure and competence for providing cybersecurity assessment and training services to stakeholders involved in developing and operating critical operational technologies.
Qualifications:
  • Knowledge in information- and cyber-security or computer science
  • Knowledge of control systems for critical infrastructure 
  • Good knowledge of different operating systems, firewalling and networking are preferable 
  • Knowledge of work in teams and projects are preferable 
  • Bachlor´s degree or similar within security, computer science or technical subjects 
  • Interest in combining work within cybersecurity with an education towards Master in cyber security

Education Level

  • College/University, Bachelor grade

Languages:

  • Norwegian
  • English 

Prefered profile:
  • The successful candidate is an independent and active person
  • Stays up to date and interested to adopt new skills 
  • Communication and collaboration capabilities are emphasized 
  • The position requires good knowledge in written and spoken English 
  • The candidate is a student at HIØ within information- and cyber-security or computer science
Location:
Halden
Application deadline:
31.mai 2021

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