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Scientist/Engineer Adsorbent Development and Characterization (f/m)

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Scientist/Engineer Adsorbent Development and Characterization (f/m)

To support our team we are looking for:

Scientist/Engineer Adsorbent Development and
Characterization (f/m)
Climeworks Ltd, founded in 2009 as an ETH spin-off, is today a cutting-edge cleantech startup with 30
employees, providing solutions for capturing CO2 from ambient air. The obtained, pure CO2 can be either
directly sold to a range of customers across various industries, or used for manufacturing CO2-neutral fuels.
Since 2013 Climeworks is in a collaboration with the German car maker Audi. In long-term predictions,
Climeworks CO2 capture plants will enable global atmospheric CO2 reduction.
Your responsibilities
 Responsible for optimization of existing adsorbent materials as well as development of new adsorbent materials
 Further responsible for thorough characterization and analysis of respective adsorbent materials
 Based on the adsorbent material developments and characterizations, optimization recommendations for
adsorbent material production as well as adsorption process shall be made and communicated across departments
 Responsible to implement best practices for adsorbent material characterizations
 Responsible for keeping adsorbent material know-up up to date through literature reviews, conference
participation, etc.
Your profile
 Degree in Material Science, Chemical Engineering, Process Engineering, Chemistry or equivalent combination of
education and experience
 Three to five years professional experience in materials development, characterization and/or production
 Prior research or experiences in gas separation (adsorption, absorption, membranes, etc.) and/or porous
materials (adsorbents, catalysts, etc.)
 Experiences with obtaining and evaluating data for chemical and physical property investigations
(gravimetric/volumetric gas adsorption, mass spectroscopy, separation techniques, surface analysis, electron
microscopy, thermal characterization, rheology) is a plus
 Demonstrated ability to achieve objectives by working in and with cross-functional teams
 Integrity, reliability, strong willingness to perform, quick grasp and precise working style
 Proficiency in English, German is a plus but not mandatory
 Capable of working independently as well as in a fast-paced, team environment
 Passionate about cleantech technologies and their applications
Why work with us?
 When working at Climeworks you benefit from an exciting job within a young, dynamic and international team
 We provide fast decision-making and give a high degree of independent responsibility to each co-worker
 You will be involved in and contribute to Climeworks’ development and experience the market launch of a new
technology for mitigating global CO2 emissions
 You will enjoy a solution-oriented, friendly, yet challenging working atmosphere and a competitive salary

We are looking forward to receiving your full application. Please send all documents to jobs@climeworks.com, or call us
under +41 44 533 29 99, if you have any questions.

Climeworks AG • Birchstrasse 155 • CH-8050 Zürich • www.climeworks.com