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Senior Scientist - Cell Technology New


Fisker Inc.


Manhattan Beach, United States

United States





Not specified

Permanent | Full Time

ApplyDescriptionAbout Fisker Inc.California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit - and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.Role OverviewAt the heart of Fisker's visionary product lies a state of the art powertrain and you can play a central role in its delivery. Fisker has a considerable heritage in cell chemistry, and this role will build on this foundation by actively exploring and engaging with the world's leading cell suppliers to ensure that our vehicles are always equipped with the best technology to meet our customers' expectations. You will build and lead a small and highly capable team to conduct characterization experiments, understand and model performance and degradation, benchmark available cells, and define a roadmap for Fisker's future cell procurement. Fisker is a fast-moving technologically focused startup and in this context you will need considerable flexibility and adaptability to deal with the rapidly-developing requirements at the leading edge of EV powertrain implementation.Skills and Experience* A PhD in a discipline relevant to lithium ion cell chemistry, with ten or more years subsequent work in the field of lithium ion batteries, preferably in an automotive context* A strong understanding of cell electrochemistry, and the mechanisms of cell use and degradation* Knowledge of cell performance simulation, and an ability to translate this into useful modelling of cell charging, discharging, degradation and thermal sensitivity* A passion for creative research in an applied scientific environment, with a focus on achieving relevant and goals in a timely manner* Experience of laboratory set-up and operations* Ability to develop an experimental program for cell characterization* Strong knowledge of the automotive cell technology and other drivers, and of the key players in the field* Good analytical and problem solvingQualifications* 10+ years relevant professional experience* BS or MS in electrical, computer engineering or related engineering disciplineRequirementsFisker Group Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment at Fisker Group Inc. is governed based on merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Applicants wishing to view a copy of Fisker Group Inc. Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and inpiduals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at

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