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Senior Development Chemist - Oxidation (80-100%)

Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland
11 days ago
Full time role

Company

Climeworks empowers people to fight climate change by permanently removing CO₂ from the air with direct air capture technology. We ...

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Job Description

  • Your mission at Climeworks is to develop and to optimize our lifetime prediction models for our sorbents.
  • You ensure that chemical and physical causes of sorbent degradation for new sorbents are well understood.
  • You identify strategies to decrease sorbent degradation.
  • You perform testing campaigns for new and existing sorbents, assessing their lifetime and potential for the Climeworks Technology.
  • You develop and define analytical and characterization methods to identify promising sorbent materials in an early stage of development.
  • You support the build-up and maintenance of a database with sorbent material characteristics used for defining the sorbent development strategy.
  • You contribute to the generation and protection of IP.
  • You have completed an advanced degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Material Science.
  • You have at least 7 years of experience in R&D (industry or academia).
  • You have experience in measuring and modelling kinetics of reactions.
  • You have experience with porous particle/powder characterization, such as mercury porosimetry, nitrogen adsorption, FT-IR, TGA and DVS.
  • You are highly reliable, have a strong sense of ownership and are self-driven.
  • You have excellent communication skills, are flexible and a team player.
  • Your English is business fluent. German is a nice-to-have.


Climeworks empowers people to fight climate change by permanently removing CO₂ from the air with direct air capture technology. We ...

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