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You are eager to learn from those around you and have a lifelong learner attitude. You can collaborate effectively with peers to reach goals and be flexible in a fast paced R&D environment. You care about energy equity and are intrigued by new technologies in the field of clean energy.

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Under the guidance of senior technical staff, this position is responsible for supporting laboratory investigations and executing lab procedures in coordination with team members.

This position is based in Ithaca, NY, a small cosmopolitan known for its beautiful gorges and waterfalls, and is home to Cornell University and Ithaca College. The successful candidate will execute projects through innovation and rigorous R&D execution.

Essential Functions:

  • Formulation and fabrication of cell components and cells in the glove box and/or under air- and moisture-free conditions.
  • Assist in sample preparation and materials analysis.
  • Synthesis of novel energy storage materials and structures under the direction of senior technical staff.
  • Follow documented Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for all recurring experiments.
  • Properly record and summarize experimental data in notebooks and digital formats.
  • Follow established safety protocols at all times.
  • Follow all company protocols related to confidentiality, assignment of inventions, and other policies.
  • Perform standard equipment maintenance as indicated by manuals, SOPs, and other guiding documents.
  • Be aware of and comply with local, state, and federal laboratory safety regulations.
  • Other duties as identified or assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience:

  • B.S. in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, or closely related field with 1-3 years of experience preferred. Experience in lieu of a degree is also considered.
  • Detail-oriented and demonstrated ability to follow established lab protocols for materials synthesis and characterization techniques.
  • Familiarity with materials characterization techniques, including SEM, X-ray techniques, and IR/Raman.
  • High level of initiative and willingness to participate in a team environment.
  • Time management skills necessary for execution of multiple projects in a fast-paced start-up environment.
  • Experience with electrochemistry is preferred but not required.

Benefits:

  • Generous paid time off package
  • Health, life, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • 401(k) plan
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Workplace perks such as snacks, coffee, foosball, & merit badge program

About Conamix:

Conamix is a team of work-hardened battery experts transforming sulfur cathodes from the out-of-reach holy-grail of lithium ion batteries into a global product with the energy, power, and cycle life demanded by the EV revolution. The company is using multiple breakthroughs in material science to unlock the potential of sulfur as an ultra-low-cost cathode for lithium ion batteries. Conamix has world class management, successful board members, and best-in-class investors.

Conamix promotes a collaborative life-long learning mindset in a space where everyone cares deeply and works extremely hard to achieve technical excellence. Our company values healthy work-life balance, professional and personal development, and data-driven R&D.

About Ithaca, NY:

Ithaca is a beautiful year-round travel destination in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine country. It is a quaint city nestled on the southern tip of Cayuga lake. Ithaca is known for its diverse cultural life enriched in the sciences and arts. In addition, it is renowned for its natural beauty, lakes, waterfalls, gorges, and endless hiking trails.

EEO Statement

Conamix, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce. All employment is decided on the basis of knowledge, skills, abilities, and business need.