DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT
Hive Battery Labs is seeking a Director of Research & Development to join our growing team in Seattle, WA. We are an early-stage clean technology company lowering the cost of lithium-ion batteries through improved manufacturing diagnostics. Our unique hardware platform enables laboratory-grade electrochemical measurement at manufacturing scale throughput, and our modeling and analytics platform provides our customers with actionable insights to reduce manufacturing time and cost.
Building and executing a research plan to increase understanding of SEI formation using in-operando impedance spectroscopy measurements
Working closely with customers and external resources to design experiments, share progress, and interpret data
Interfacing with internal battery modeling, data analytics, and hardware teams to design and optimize experiments.
PhD degree in scientific field (e.g., chemical engineering, materials science, chemistry, physics)
Strong theoretical understanding of SEI layer formation and growth
Experimental experience in SEI characterization and electrochemical measurements
Some programming experience/data analysis with the scientific Python stack preferred
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org