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R82957 Nissan - Lithium Battery Research Associate

Kelly Services
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
**_Nissan Automotive:_** **_Lithium_** **_Battery Researcher_**

_Nissan is working on the next generation lithium batteries for its electric vehicles. In this role, the experienced and highly technical senior battery researcher will conduct internal battery materials and cell technology development. The researcher will also be involved outside the Nissan organization through external collaborations with the Academia, National Lab, and Startups._

**_Position Responsibilities:_**

Battery active material synthesis and characterization using spectroscopic and analytical instruments

Battery cell design and validation via:

+ Battery fabrication and assembly (coin cells, pouch cells and other configurations)

+ Battery testing such as cycle life, rate capability, cyclic voltammetry, AC impedance

+ Battery degradation analysis using instruments leading to the determination of degradation mechanism, side reaction products, active materials physical and chemical properties

+ Develop test strategies and programming protocols to validate the performance of battery systems in an R&D environment

+ In-house and joint research with collaborators

+ Technical support for ongoing DOE projects

+ Proposal of new research theme through internal and external collaboration

**_Position Requirement:_**

+ Advanced degree (PhD highly preferred) in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Material Science, Chemistry, or related.

+ 0-2 years of battery research experience (industry experience preferred)

+ Understands the fundamentals of electrochemistry and battery materials such as lithium metal, solid electrolytes, liquid electrolytes, and next gen. cathodes.

+ Hands on experience with active material processing and/or synthesis of next generation cathodes.

+ Expert in material characterization using spectroscopic instrument.

+ Creative in test strategies to assess the battery performance in different cell configuration such as coin cell and pouch cell.

+ Hands on experience in battery testing techniques and programming protocols using ARBIN and MACCOR and Gamry.

+ Knowledgeable on atomistic simulation tools such as DFT

+ Deep analysis and good communication skills in reporting the battery performance related to materials and cell design.

+ Person who has ability to work with the team, demonstrated strong collaboration with national labs, universities, and battery researchers globally.

+ Track record on publishing battery research work.

+ Experienced in presenting in meetings/conferences.

Welcome to an open lane of possibility. Drive your career forward and join the company leading the technology and business evolution of the automotive industry by applying today.

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**About Kelly** ****

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2021-05-21 Expires: 2021-06-21

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