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Researcher EV technology focusing batteries

Are you passionate about electrification and electrical vehicle technology? Are you knowledgeable in electrics, electrical motors, power electronics, BMS, batteries and battery systems? Do you have a skill for arguing and motivating in speech and in writing?  Then you might be the person we’re looking for!

Sweden is facing a gigantic transformation of the energy system, and in that transformation, RISE will play a big part. Together with industry, academia, and the public sector, we develop competitive solutions and conditions that drive sustainable development forward. But we need to grow, and we need your help. Your help to find new solutions for a sustainable future, together. Do you want to become one of us? We hope so!

About us
At Energy Conversion we are working with research within the area of electrification, from technical components within batteries and fuel cells, to complete concept studies. When the societal challenges become more complex, a powerful innovation partner is needed to offer a solid support and contribute with several perspectives. The unit Energy Conversion performs customer adapted research and contributes with expertise and strategical advice, supporting the development of a sustainable transport system within required technical areas. We cooperate with large and smaller companies, institutes, universities, and colleges around common challenges. We are now expanding our unit in the aim of supporting our industrial partners and municipalities in the transformation towards a fossil free energy- and transport system, and we are looking for You who want to work with analysis as well as to actively drive development forward.

About the role
Focus of the position is electrification of vehicles, from battery to driveline. As a researcher in our group, you will work with energy systems where batteries or hydrogen/fuel cells are included. You will work both with research laboratory and with writing funding applications and reports, at times also with project management. Important components that are included in the electrical driveline are: Electrical motors, Power electrics, BMS, Batteries and Battery systems, whereas your focus and interest lie. Your work is important to support the transformation of the industry. Our team is the hub within RISE electrification research for vehicles and you will be able to complement our internal and external networks with your unique competence.

You will be an important team player in a dedicated and innovative group with large competence, that value a close cooperation within the team, with other departments and of course also with our external partners. We understand the importance of teamwork when it comes to new innovations, and we consider you and your competence being an essential part in strengthening our ability of innovation and research development within electrical vehicles.

Location: Borås

Who are you?
To become successful in the role we believe that you are analytical, flexible, and dynamical. Further, you have the ability of working both independently and in teams. The scientific method is your obvious choice, and you work scientifically and dynamically in searching for solutions to complex questions, where you may also involve the team. You have a Master of Science or a PhD in an adequate domain as well as certain work experience. You have good communication skills in English and proficiency in Swedish is desirable. Earlier experiences from application writing or participation in research and/or development projects as well as work with electrical drivelines and related components are considered a merit.

Are we right for each other?
Within RISE we are convinced that diversity contributes to an innovative environment where we together challenge boundaries and develop new knowledge and competence for the future. We won’t promise you an easy job, but we can promise you an exciting journey where we, together with committed and competent colleagues, contribute for a sustainable future and for

Welcome with your application!
The last application date is 14th August, but selections will be handled continuously. All applications should contain CV and personal letter and need to be registered through RISE application portal (varbi).

Do you think this sounds exciting and would like to know more? You are welcome to contact us: Lars Fast, Senior Researcher Batteries, 010-516 5402 or Anna Larsson, Director Energy Conversion, 070 373 5955.

Representatives from the union:  Lazaros Tsantaridis, SACO, 010-516 62 21, and Bertil Svensson, Unionen, 010-516 53 56. 

Researcher, electrical vehicles, electrical cars, batteries, electromobility, BMS, Borås, RISE

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Permanent position

Job type

Research - e.g. Researchers/Postdoctors/PhD students

Contact person

Anna Larsson

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