Careers and opportunities with FutureCat

A role with FutureCat means that you’ll be joining a multidisciplinary consortium across 5 universities and industry partners, working together in researching the next generation of cathodes in batteries.

As part of a Faraday Institution funded project, you’ll have the opportunity for networking across the UK battery research community, as well as professional training and development during your time on the project.

For more details on the FutureCat project please see About Us

Our current opportunities are:

Research Assistant/Associate – based at University of Cambridge

Working with Professor Chris Pickard in the Materials Theory Group at the Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, West Cambridge, the successful candidate will be required to use first principles methods to understand and design novel battery cathode materials, and their interfaces.

Research Associate – Computational Materials Science

Closing Date: 12 October 2021

Project Engineer – based at the University of Warwick

Working with Prof Louis Piper at WMG, which aligns with Faraday Institution work.

University of Warwick Project Engineer – Next Generation Cell Performance and Reliability

Closing Date: 1st November 2021

PhD Studentship – funded by EPSRC

Development of resilient batteries : 3D tomography of electrode cracking mechanisms, and methods for mitigation – with Professor Beverley Inkson at the University of Sheffield.

PhD Studentship – Self Funded PhD 

Designing in Operando Battery Testing Cells for Neutron Scattering Measurements with Dr Alisyn Nedoma at the University of Sheffield plus Dr Gabriel Perez (Science Technology Facilities Council), Dr Emily Reynolds (Science Technology Facilities Council) and Dr Venkat Daramalla (University of Cambridge).

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