Project Engineer - Electro-chemical energy storage testing and Characterisation


Location: Coventry
Salary: £29,301 to £38,183 per annum.
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed on: 24th July 2017
Closes: 22nd August 2017
Reference: 1663043

Two posts available.

Fixed term for 2 years.

Within WMG’s Energy Innovation Centre – one of Europe’s largest battery research centres – the battery testing and characterisation research group specialises in multidisciplinary research into techniques that deliver a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of the behaviour of energy storage technologies. Our research covers all aspects of energy system development from materials, individual cells, through to complete battery packs. The group has an exciting opportunity for a creative, ambitious and flexible person looking to join the rapidly evolving area of battery research.

The successful candidate will possess a good track record gained through either an industrial or academic career, in the following areas: electrochemical engineering, energy storage systems, testing and characterisation techniques, and collaborative working within multidisciplinary projects. It is important that candidates have good experience or a deep interest in the fields of energy storage, electric vehicles, renewable energy and low carbon technologies and are able to evidence their capability in a subset of the following areas:

  • Knowledge of electrochemical energy storage systems, such as Lithium-ion, Sodium-ion, Lithium-Sulphur or super-capacitors.
  • Knowledge of electro-chemical energy storage characterisation techniques.
  • Familiar with a range of battery cycling equipment and battery testing protocols for characterising cell performance, degradation and ageing.
  • Electrical engineering, electronics, instrumentation, sensors.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.