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Research Associate

Company: Stoicheia, Inc.
Location: Skokie
Posted on: January 18, 2023

Job Description:

About StoicheiaStoicheia is an early-stage and rapidly growing startup building a sustainable future through materials innovation. New materials are desperately needed to enable the production of fuels and chemicals in a new, green way pivoting away from oil and gas. Stoicheia's revolutionary materials discovery technology combines ultrahigh-throughput experimentation, big data, and machine learning to find optimal materials for any application in a fraction of time of what is possible today. We take learnings from our discovery platform to develop prototype materials and devices for further scaleup and deployment in the real world. As such, Stoicheia is uniquely positioned to play a critical role in the electrification of the energy and chemical industries in many ways.
The OpportunityWe are looking for a research associate to join our multidisciplinary team and play an important role in transforming the world. Our team consists of a wide variety of skillsets that traverse materials science, chemistry, engineering, and data/machine learning. We are looking for teammates to aid in the high-throughput synthesis and screening of electrocatalysts. You will contribute to the high-throughput synthesis and screening, as well as scaled-up electrolyzer/fuel cell testing of materials.
About You - Bachelors in Chemistry, Materials Science, Engineering, or a related field (M.S. or industry experience is a bonus) - Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills - Experience in electrochemical testing or research, preferably related to catalysis. - Experience/background in one or multiple of the following is a significant bonus:

  • Membrane electrode assembly/fuel cell/electrolyzer fabrication and testing
  • (Electro)catalyst development and characterization
  • Nanoparticle synthesis and characterization
  • Nano/microlithography and/or nano/microfabrication
  • Analytical chemistry techniques and characterization (mass spec, microscopy, chromatography, etc.)
  • High-throughput experimentation
  • Microfluidics/microelectrochemistry
    How Is It to Work at Stoicheia?Stoicheia offers an exciting, fast-paced startup working environment. You will work alongside curious and passionate scientists and engineers who do not believe in the impossible and always welcome complex problems and challenges to solve. We each bring unique knowledge and skills that we put together in various ways to collaboratively come up with most effective and creative solutions and learn from each other. We enjoy getting our hands dirty, wear multiple hats, and take initiative and the lead when we see a need. We are ambitious with our milestones and timelines and work both smart and hard, but no one said changing the world would be easy.
    PerksYour job at Stoicheia comes with the following benefits: - Medical, dental, and vision insurance - 401k plan - Paid Time Off - Potential for equity participation - Unlimited vacationStoicheia is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status

Keywords: Stoicheia, Inc., Skokie , Research Associate, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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