Solid Power is seeking a Sr. Scientist I to join our talented team working to revolutionize the battery industry through the development of next generation, all solid-state rechargeable batteries. In this role, you will help Solid Power continue to develop and refine advanced Si anode technologies to enable high energy density solid-state batteries. Through hands-on work and material analysis and characterization in our state-of-the-art labs and dry rooms, you will have the opportunity to rapidly innovate in the energy storage field. As a Sr. Scientist I you will collaborate closely with the electrolyte and electrode processing groups and the cell engineering team to bring your results from lab scale into production.
Screen and modify Si anode materials.
Optimize the Si anode composition and processing.
Perform materials characterization and post-mortem analysis.
Assemble and test solid state cells.
Write reports and present the project progress internally and externally.
Use the company’s document and change control system to properly archive technical documentation.
Work closely, collaboratively, and effectively with other departments and team members.
Ph.D. Degree in chemistry, material science, electrochemistry, or a related discipline. Strong publication and/or intellectual property record in battery science is a plus.
Minimum 2 years’ industry experience in development of Li ion batteries. Experience of solid-state battery development is a plus.
Hands-on experience with materials synthesis, electrode processing, and electrochemical cell development. Experience of Si material synthesis is a plus.
Experience in material characterization techniques including XRD, SEM/EDS, DSC/TGA, and particle size analysis a plus.
Structured problem-solving and analytical skills.
Rapid learner and self-motivated who thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment.
Excellent communication and organizational skills.
U.S. citizenship or Permanent Residency required.
Salary Range: $100,000 - $127,000/year
Benefits: Solid Power offers a comprehensive benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision insurance, employer paid Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance, 401k with company match, paid holidays, PTO, cell phone reimbursement and participation in our equity incentive plan.