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Research Scientist - Battery Modelling & Simulation

  • Application Deadline: Dec. 7, 2022
  • Arendal
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 7, 2022
  • Arendal

At Morrow Batteries our ambition is to develop and manufacture the world’s most cost-effective and sustainable battery cells. Our vision is to enable and accelerate the green energy transition through the production of sustainable batteries

We aren’t merely making products; we are looking to revolutionize the sustainable battery industry and develop the next generation of battery cell technology. We are keen to promote our mission, passion, and values both to our team within and to the world outside.

There is now a new position available for a Research Scientist with experience in Battery Modelling & Simulation which is part of the Testing team in our pioneering Research and Development function based in Arendal, Norway. Here you will provide crucial support to the team, developing electro-thermal battery models to support the product design strategy and to help achieve customer objectives.

The successful Research Scientist will become part of a highly collaborative, dedicated and skilled team, each with their own key competence to learn from. Combined with Morrows' rapid growth we can offer a work environment with energy, continued development and the technologies to build the batteries of the future.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Create Multiphysics-based and data-driven models for Morrow’s lithium-ion batteries.
  • To accurately anticipate cell behaviour, such as rate performance, life deterioration, calendar ageing, electrochemical and thermal reactions, and safety-related behaviour.
  • Together with the testing team, create and carry out designs of experiments (DOE) to gather enough information to develop, validate, and test battery models.
  • Development of battery estimation models and algorithms for SOC, SOH, impedance, and performance limitations under certain operating conditions.
  • Work on developing, implementing, testing, and maintaining your model with cross-functional teams.
  • Design Li-ion battery cells for a variety of applications.
  • Assist in choosing the appropriate chemistry and accompanying design in accordance with customer requirements.
  • Create test plans, suggest experiment designs, and work with a rigorous deadline.


Education & Experience

  • Master’s or PhD degree in a relevant area (Electrochemistry, Mechanical, Automotive, or other)

  • Experience in battery modelling and simulation, model correlation & validation against test data

  • Simulation experience in GT-Suite or similar software

  • Excellent understanding of Li-ion battery technology & chemistry

Work with great people

VP Battery Materials
"At Morrow I get to be part of building a sustainable European battery value chain, centered on low CO2 emission cell production in Arendal"
Senior Innovation Manager
"I want the world that we live in to be a cleaner place powered by innovative green technology. Morrow gives me the opportunity to use my creative and insightful nature to help fulfill this mission"
R&D Manager
"What really motivates me about Morrow is that I can work at the forefront of battery technology and actually realize a greener future – together with great colleagues"
Kathrine Aalerud
Accounting Manager
"At Morrow, I have an excellent opportunity to grow along with the company, together with a great team of colleagues. I feel very fortunate to push the green energy transition -proudly from my hometown"

Skills & Requirements

Specific Skills/Personal Qualifications

  • Self-starter with the capacity to operate under high-level instruction
  • Effective communication of technical information
  • Capable to work across various projects and environments
  • A positive, adaptable, and open-minded attitude

  • Industrial experience is a plus.

We are ready to hire for this position, if you are available to start as soon as possible this would be encouraged, however, we do want the best person for the role, so we look forward to receiving your application.

Great Place to Work

  • Have fun and learn fast

  • Constructive feedback and challenge

  • High level of trust

  • High-performing teamwork

  • Critical thinking

  • Global vision

About the company

Join our mission and help us accelerate the green energy transition

To solve the climate crisis, we need to accelerate the green energy transition. Batteries are critical for making that happen. Our mission is to make the most sustainable, innovative, and affordable batteries in the world.

Working in Morrow’s distinctly entrepreneurial environment will undoubtedly move your career forward. We are seeking committed, talented, and ambitious colleagues that are passionate about green energy.

We will be looking forward to receiving your application in English.

OUR VALUESMorrow Batteries is guided by strong shared values

-We are passionate & positive

-We are purpose-driven

-We value trust, respect & teaming

-We focus on quality, safety and efficiency

-We think implementation & execution

Catrine Bang-Eliassen | Contact Person

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