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Thin Film Scientist

Surrey   •  £35000 - £45000 per annum  •  Contract/Temporary, Full time

CK Group are recruiting for a Thin Film Scientist to join a energy development company at their facility located in Surrey on an initial 6 month contract.

The Company:
Our client is an energy development business who are focussed on next-generation fuel cell development and commercialisation.

Over £35,000 up to £45,000 per annum

This Thin Film Scientist role will be located in Surrey.

Thin Film Scientist Role:
Your main duties will be:

  • Develop thin film processes to advance energy materials development of metal supported solid oxide cells.
  • Deliver improved materials processes for the formation of thin metal oxide films.
  • Develop an understanding of of physical and chemical processes involved.
  • Work as part of a team that will manufacture prototypes of next generation technology.

Your Background:
The ideal candidate for this role will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • PhD or Masters in Materials Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineer or related subject.
  • Scientific knowledge in solution and organometallic chemistry, sol-gels, colloids, colloidal stabilisation, rare earth and transition metals.
  • Thin-film processing techniques. i.e. spin coating, dip coating, jetting, screen printing.
  • Experience with materials characterisation techniques. For example, NMR, FT-IR, UV-VIS, SEM with EDS/WDX, XRD, PSD, STA/DTA, BET, dilatometry, FIB-SEM, XRF, ACIS/EIS, electrochemical testing, indentation and mechanical properties testing, 3D tomography, SIMS, ICP-MS.
  • Working knowledge of electro-ceramics, fuel cells and electrochemistry.

For more information or to apply for this Thin Film Scientist position, please contact Graeme Pallas at CK Group on 0191 384 8906 or email gpallas@ckgroup.co.uk, quoting job ref 50405.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK.


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

  • Agency: CK Group
  • Contact: Graeme Pallas
  • Phone: 0191 384 8905
  • Reference: 50405
  • Posted: 20th April 2021
  • Expires: 18th May 2021

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