Job Title: Research Associate
Location: San Diego, CA – Bay Park area
Position Type: Full-time
Experience Level: Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related field
Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, and paid vacation.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering field, preferably with chemistry experience.
Carry out tasks in a wet chemical laboratory including battery cell builds, hardware preparation, and miscellaneous tasks including some basic wiring and handling compressed gas cylinders.
Become a critical member of our fast-growing team working to develop a breakthrough battery technology to change the way batteries are made and used worldwide to enable a clean energy future. In this position, you will be a critical part of our core team, helping us with day-to-day operations and progressing research to develop a novel chemistry to enable advanced battery cells.
We are looking for a skilled, dependable, and knowledgeable Research Associate, with impeccable attention to detail, to join our team in the Bay Park area of San Diego, CA. The ideal candidate can work independently with little oversight, is thorough, task oriented, and able to take on a large variety of tasks in a dynamic work environment. Work will primarily be in a wet lab environment and candidate should be able to comfortably and safely handle a variety of chemicals, tools, and equipment.
ABOUT SOUTH 8 TECHNOLOGIES
South 8 Technologies, Inc. has developed a breakthrough new Liquefied Gas Electrolyte chemistry for electrochemical energy storage devices including lithium batteries and electrochemical capacitors. Our patented technology enables a substantial increase in energy, improved safety, and an exceptionally wide operating temperature. Leveraging conventional materials and manufacturing, South 8 Technologies offers a unique solution for a variety of transportation, grid storage, and aerospace applications.
South 8 Technologies, Inc. spun out of UC San Diego’s Jacobs School of Engineering and began operations in 2017. We are a diverse team, which values integrity and hard work in an environment that encourages creative thinking, collaboration, and honest feedback. Become a critical member of our highly motivated team and grow alongside us as we deliver breakthrough energy storage solutions to advance a clean energy future.