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Research Scientist - Electrochemistry

Engineering and Technology

Surrey £35k – £40k
permanent Job Ref: 6286


A globally recognised clean energy provider based in Guildford is currently seeking a Research Scientist to join and lead its early-stage technical projects. As Research Scientist you will take a primary role in leading the development of numerous key projects whilst having the ability to communicate effectively across business functions and key stakeholders.


  • Lead the management and development and of a number of these key projects.
  • Plan & execute laboratory-based technical testing programmes to answer fundamental electrochemistry questions issues and knowledge gaps.
  • Develop new procedures when necessary and train staff in using them.
  • Manage the day-to-day relationships with external stakeholders and project partners keeping a regular flow of communication as necessary.
  • Ensuring that all the work conducted is extensively and accurately reported.
  • Ensure a positive working environment with fluent and regular communication with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in team meetings discussions and reviews preparing and presenting updates as required.
  • Complete background reading and literature-based research on relevant topics when necessary.


  • You must possess a PhD level qualification from a recognised university.
  • Previous experience with electrochemistry/electrocatalysts/batteries. Practical experience of electrochemical testing (cyclic voltammetry a.c. impedance spectroscopy) is highly desirable.
  • Have successfully lead and managed technical projects.
  • Have been involved in multinational and/or multidisciplinary collaborations.
  • Experience managing key internal and external relationships.
  • Ability to present and communicate data.

In return the company can provide an excellent platform to work on breakthrough technology and scope to progress.

Competitive salary £35k-£40k + benefits.

Job Ref:  6286