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Electrochemical Scientist

Salary £35,000 - £40,000
Location South, Cambridge
Job Type Permanent
Size 1-20
Job overview
This is an exciting opportunity for an Electrochemical Scientist to work as part of a passionate team in Cambridge. In this role, you will be helping to develop an industry-changing green solution to revolutionise the recovery of precious metals from electronic waste. Apply today!

On the hunt for Graduate jobs in BioTech, Chemical Scientist roles or opportunities in Sustainability? If you’re looking to begin a career in Biotechnology, harnessing your previous academic experience, apply for this Electrochemical Scientist role in Cambridge today!

Company profile - Sustainability & Biotechnology

In this Electrochemical Scientist role, you will be joining an exciting startup formed by one of the UK’s leading environmental & ethical recycling companies. Its mission is to pioneer a sustainable process in which metals can be extracted from redundant technology with little to no environmental impact.

Having recently brought in new investors to join the company, they are combining leading academic research with industry experience and infrastructure to bring their solution to market. Now off the ground, they are looking to grow out their research team with this exciting new hire.

Job description - Electrochemical Scientist

In this BioChem Scientist role, you will be putting your technical and academic experience into good practice, collaborating with the team to develop new and innovative solutions within the waste disposal process, harnessing the power of nature using BioTechnology to extract/ Urban mine the valuable material within printed circuit boards in an environmentally friendly way.

Key responsibilities - Electrochemical Scientist

In this Electrochemical Scientist role, your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Gain a complete understanding of the product operation and workflow with hands-on experience
  • Participation in lab-based and industry experiments and interpretation of results
  • Engaging in quality improvement projects
  • Participate in the development of new products ideas, including supporting materials as well as feasibility testing
  • Validation and implementation of new products

Job requirements - Electrochemical Scientist

  • A strong academic background in Biochemistry, Chemistry or similar, with experience or a deep understanding in electrowinning, ion exchange and cementation preferred
  • The passion to contribute and make a difference to sustainability or other areas of social and environmental change
  • Commercial acumen, someone ready to make that switch over from academia into a commercial endeavour
  • A self-starter, the ability to contribute and work well as part of a team but also able to work autonomously

Please note, this role is full-time onsite due to the nature of the work.

Benefits of the job - Electrochemical Scientist

  • A competitive salary bracket between £35,000 - £40,000, depending on experience
  • Attractive bonus and potential share options on top of the salary, to be discussed further during the interview process
  • A modern working environment, giving you access to their recently built BioTech laboratory based in Cambridge
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small team revolutionizing the sustainability market, taking electronic waste and recovering the base and precious metals in an ethical and environmentally sustainable way

On the hunt for Scientist jobs or Engineering roles in Cambridge? Looking to make the move from academia into the commercial world? If you have studied Chemistry to PhD level or similar and are looking for an opportunity to make a difference through groundbreaking environmental development, apply for this Electrochemical Scientist role today!

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Joe Goddard
Team Lead & Key Account Manager