DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

JOB POSTING

 
 

OVERVIEW

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.


 

PRIMARY ACTIVITIES

  • 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.


 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 careers@hivebattery.com