Ayudante de investigación para dar soporte al grupo de electroquímica en el marco del Programa de Empleo Juvenil Comunidad de Madrid.


Ref. num. RA-VE-2018

Ayudante de investigación - PEJCAM

IMDEA Materials (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies of Materials) is a non-profit, independent research institute, promoted by the Regional Government de Madrid (Spain), to carry out research in Materials Science and Engineering. IMDEA Materials Institute is committed to excellence in research by attracting talent from all over the world and to foster technology transfer to the industrial sector in a truly international environment. More information about the activities of the Institute can be found at:


IMDEA Materials Institute is looking for a Research Assistant that will be part of electrochemistry research group at IMDEA-Materials Institute.

Overall goal of this project is the performance enhancement of current-generation rechargeable Li-S batteries and their commercialization. Research activities will be focused on the development of novel electrochemistry, electrode materials and electrolyte compositions for rechargeable  Li-S batteries. Future work will also involve the extensive surface chemical/ interfacial investigations of Li-S battery systems using several electrochemical, spectroscopic and microscopic techniques.


Candidates should hold a degree in Materials Science, Electrochemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic/ Physical Chemistry, Nanotechnology (or related discipline) with excellent academic credentials and a strong commitment to develop an academic career in an international and multidisciplinary environment.

Fluent English (oral and written) is required.

Previous experience in nanomaterials synthesis, electrochemical energy storage systems, spectroscopy (Raman, FT-IR, XPS etc.) and microscopy (SEM, TEM etc.) are advantageous.

Candidates must be registered at the "Sistema Nacional de Garantía Juvenil" and must have their residence in Madrid.

Please attach your registry of residence certificate (certificado de empadronamiento) as well as the registration certificate by the "Sistema Nacional de Garantía Juvenil"


Full time contract for 1 year and additional 15 month extension on positive evaluation and funding availability.

Language classes.

Transversal training.