Research Associate

Carbyon develops the next generation of equipment to capture CO2 directly out of ambient air. Our breakthrough technology enables extreme energy efficiency and low manufacturing costs. This turns it into an economically viable carbon removal solution that can be scaled up worldwide, on any location with only a small footprint.

Climate change is real and we need to act fast. Our purpose is to restore the carbon balance in our atmosphere. We believe it’s important to have a positive impact on society, the economy, and the climate. Do you believe in our mission? 

We are seeking a Research Associate to join our research colleagues in performing and analyzing experiments on our core technology in our laboratories. For this role, you know what it takes to set up experiments in a reliable manner. You enjoy working together in multidisciplinary teams but also independently. The chosen candidate will be responsible for synthesizing CO2-sorbent using wet-chemistry techniques and executing performance tests on the synthesized samples using gas-phase sorption equipment - the lab feels like your second home! The Research Associate will also propose and design new experiments based on their knowledge and experience. As the company grows, the growth opportunities grow along.  

- Set-up of experiments and work closely together with a team of technicians and engineers.
- Perform gas-phase experiments in the lab.
- Perform wet-chemical synthesis of CO2-sorbent.
- Accurately document experimental results.
- Process/analyze data on the performed experiments.
- Perform maintenance on the equipment.

Why join us? 
We are a purpose-driven international and multidisciplinary team of engineers, researchers, and business professionals. We are not easily discouraged and are working together with everyone to ensure our dream comes true. At the heart of this, all are the people who are energized by our purpose: to reverse climate change!

Furthermore, we believe you...
- Can make a real difference in one of the biggest challenges of our time.
- Become part of a fun, international, diverse, growing multicultural team.
- Work in a startup environment so never a dull moment.
- Are encouraged to take ownership and to be part of the decision-making process.
- Have room for initiating your own ideas where we stimulate you to share these.
- Your working hours are flexible because we trust you to do your work.
- Can join our daily team lunch walks around the inspiring High Tech Campus.
- Can participate in monthly fun team events and activities such as jeu de boules and pizza afternoons.
- Receive a permanent contract and other benefits which you can find below. The more we grow, the more will follow.

Job requirements

Our ideal candidate is someone who:
- Has relevant working experience in this field or education in Chemistry of Chemical Engineering. Your relevant experience or knowledge is paramount, regardless of your educational level. 
- Has a relevant background and/or knowledge in Wet Chemistry and Material Chemistry.  
- Is fluent in English, both speaking and writing, as we work in an international environment.
- Has a proactive attitude, and can easily adjust while being a team player.
- Is energized by our purpose and is ready to take a leap into our startup.
- Is living within commuting distance from Eindhoven or willing to move there, because that’s where our magic happens!

About Carbyon
We envision and contribute to a future where fossil carbon is entirely replaced by atmospheric carbon. Our breakthrough technology enables extreme energy efficiency and low manufacturing costs, turning it into an economically viable solution that can be scaled up worldwide. The start-up mentality is highly important so you'll need to be eager to take a leap into our organization and know that it requires you to do more than ''just your part of the puzzle''. 

We value diversity and seek to build a team with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly encourage diversity and inclusion. We welcome everyone to apply, especially if you don't tick all the boxes. Because we believe that our diversified expertise among colleagues is one of our strengths, and we are committed to fostering an inclusive culture where all employees feel valued and supported. Are you energized by our purpose and driven to work together on our mission? Please reach out to us, we would love to meet you!

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