Research Technician - Battery Technology Research Group Freunberger

  • Full Time (40 h/w)
  • Klosterneuburg (Vienna), Austria
  • € 34,000* gross/year – Limited until 31/10/2023 (extension t.b.d.)

Your Responsibilities

The Freunberger group works on the fundamental science of electron and ion conducting and redox active materials. We incorporate these materials into rechargeable batteries. Current technologies bear societal problems like environmentally and humanly unfriendliness or safety issues. The technology of Redox-Flow-Batteries serves as a way out. For our new invention in this field, we are looking for an ambitious team member to support our dynamic team in battery testing. We show you how to build and analyze batteries. After a training period, you will be responsible for a self-reliant lab operation with focus on:

  • Electrochemical analysis of our organic compounds by Cyclic Voltammetry, Impedance Spectroscopy, building batteries, battery testing
  • Development of battery components like separators and electrodes
  • Optimizing existing battery prototypes
  • Laying the groundwork for a potential spin-off company

Your Profile

  • Education in (Technical) Chemistry, Applied Chemistry, Material Science or related field (HTL, BSc, MSc)
  • Experience in electrochemistry is advantageous but not necessary (we will train you)
  • Good English and/or German skills
  • Proactive personality with attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
  • Team player with the ability to work independently, learn quickly, and multi-task
  • Hands-on mentality and willingness to learn new processes

ISTA is growing. Grow with us!

Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) is a constantly growing international institute for conducting frontier research in mathematics, computer science, life sciences & physical sciences. We strive to recruit passionate professionals from across the world over all fields who strive to support our goal of excellent research. Located within a beautiful campus on the outskirts of Vienna, we offer multiple opportunities for personal growth in a stable working environment. Get an insight!

ISTA promotes a diverse and inclusive working environment and is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all applicants, free of discrimination. All employment decisions at ISTA are based on job requirements, qualifications, merit and organizational needs. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Your benefits

Education & training
Free shuttle bus
Multiple health offers
Pension insurance

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