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Research Scientist

West Sussex   •  Benefits   •  Permanent, Full time


An opportunity has arisen for a Research Scientist to join an innovative, clean energy organisation at its state-of-the-art facility in West Sussex. As a Research Scientist you will play a key role within the R&D department, developing next generation clean energy devices using your expert skills in materials synthesis, ceramic materials and electrochemical characterisation.

To be successful as a research scientist you should hold a PhD in a relevant discipline, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics OR materials science, possess previous laboratory experience either within a research, academic or commercial setting and demonstrate a sound understanding of ceramic materials and electrochemistry.

Research Scientist Key Responsibilities:

  • Producing concise and insightful summaries of the latest developments in the field.
  • Conducting practical experiments in a range of different laboratories covering materials synthesis ceramics processing analytical structural and electrochemical characterisation.
  • Creating statistically sound analyses of the data.
  • Generating functional models.

Research Scientist Key Requirements:

  • Hold a PhD in a relevant discipline, chemistry, chemical engineering, physics OR materials science.
  • Possess previous laboratory experience either within a research, academic or commercial setting
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of ceramic materials and electrochemistry.
  • Project management experience would be highly advantageous coupled with an understanding of 6-sigma statistical tools.
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

Salary: £. Competitive + Benefits - 25 days' annual leave - Contributory pension scheme (2% by employee, 6% by the company, with the option to increase to 3% and 8% respectively) - Life Assurance scheme at 4x gross annual salary

If you are a forward-thinking individual with a passion for the environment and want to make a difference to the future then get in touch with Gareth with your CV.


You must be eligible to work in the UK. Learn more

  • Agency: Cranleigh Scientific
  • Reference: 6686
  • Posted: 6th November 2020
  • Expires: 4th December 2020

Cranleigh Scientific

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