LAMBDA ENERGY

Solar evolution

Careers at LAMBDA ENERGY

Lambda Energy is a fast-growing Cambridge-based nanotechnology start-up that is developing advanced materials to increase the power output of solar panels. Lambda Energy’s team incorporates experts in nanophysics, photochemistry, engineering and finance. We are always interested in speaking to intelligent new candidates that have backgrounds in engineering, chemistry and physics to join our team.

We are particularly interested to hear from candidates for the following roles:

Project Manager

Lambda Energy Lambda Energy Cambridge, UK CB3 0GT

Project Manager

Part-time or Full-time Technical Project Manager / Business Manager / Program Manager

This is a superb opportunity to join this exciting venture at an early stage and lend your experience to the clean energy sector.

We will offer a competitive salary with share options, short 3-day weeks for part-time applicants and flexitime.
You should:
• be experienced in tracking schedule, budget, actions, risks, and reporting to management;
• hold a masters (or equivalent) or higher degree in materials science / polymer chemistry /
soft matter physics / nanoscience (nanomaterials) / photonics / electronics engineering or
similar;
• have experience developing industrial processing technologies and managing technologybased projects at an early development stage (below TRL 5);
• have a good understanding of nanostructured materials / nanocomposites, their
manufacture, frequently used characterization techniques and a general understanding of
solar technologies;
• be comfortable working flexibly within a very early stage, fast paced start-up environment;
• be self-motivated and have the ability to work as part of a small, interdisciplinary team of
scientifically competitive people;
• have strong scientific curiosity and be willing to tackle difficult problems;
• have permission to work in the UK.

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Polymer Chemist

Lambda Energy Lambda Energy Cambridge, UK CB3 0GT

Polymer Chemist

Polymer Chemist / Chemical Engineer / Materials Scientist

This is a superb opportunity to join this exciting venture at an early stage and lend your experience to the clean energy sector.
We will offer a competitive salary with share options and flexible working.
You should:
• hold a PhD (or equivalent) in chemical engineering, materials science, or a closely related
discipline;
• have a proven track record of scientific excellence;
• have experience in polymer engineering, especially with respect to environmental durability
/ accelerated ageing;
• have a good understanding of nanostructured materials;
• have experience in nano-composite manufacture from melt and / or solution, making
homogeneous nanoparticle dispersions in polymers;
• have experience in processing different polymer matrix materials for more homogeneously
dispersed nanoparticles using fluid dynamics, viscosities and shear force considerations;
• have experience in a variety of deposition methods of polymers to achieve thin and thick
films, free-standing and on a substrate (e.g. spray coating, doctor blading, microextrusion
etc.);
• have extensive experience on scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and UV-Vis of
nanocomposite films;
• more generally, have significant hands-on technical experience, a desire to come up with new
concepts and build prototypes;
• be self-motivated and have the ability to work as part of a small, interdisciplinary team of
scientifically competitive people;
• have strong scientific curiosity and be willing to tackle difficult problems
• have permission to work in the UK.

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To apply for one of these opportunities, please email your CV and covering letter to info@lambda.energy

Strictly no agencies as only direct applicants will be considered for these roles.

CONTACT US

The Hauser Forum,
Cambridge,
CB3 0GT,
UK