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We’re looking for an exceptional technical expert with experience in the development of novel membranes including design, synthesis, fabrication, and scale up. You'll lead the membrane prototyping effort in support of the development of our high efficiency AC technology.


 Somerville, MA


Full Time

What You’ll Do

  • Develop new and improved reverse osmosis membranes suitable for high concentration desiccant solutions in an R&D setting

  • Test and evaluate membrane performance in custom modules to inform prototype and commercial product design

  • Establish our prototype and pilot membrane manufacturing processes considering the needs for eventual mass production

  • Troubleshoot fabrication and implement improvements

  • Develop best practices for safety and process development

Who You are

  • You are passionate about sustainability and boundlessly innovative

  • You value early, honest, and frequent two-way communications

  • You are kind and courteous to others

  • You are adaptable, collaborative, and excel in a less defined, high pace environment

  • You have the initiative, confidence, and self-motivation to recognize problems/opportunities and suggest or take measures to mitigate/exploit them

  • You are rigorous, have a deep understanding of relevant technical concepts, and are creative, resourceful, and curious

What You’ll Bring

  • A master’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Polymer Chemistry, or a related field of study (PhD preferred but not required)

  • Ability to work onsite at Greentown Labs, Somerville, MA 3-5 days per week

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in membrane fabrication or membrane systems

  • Expertise in membrane synthesis and performance evaluations

  • A strong technical understanding of hollow fiber membranes employed in the industrial scale for separations, particularly liquid separations

  • You take initiative and can work well independently and in small teams

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States on a full-time basis

What You Get:

  • The experience of becoming one of a startup’s earliest employees and of being a key player in driving its growth and development

  • An opportunity to help define and develop an innovative, high-tech cooling technology with the potential for making a significant impact 

  • A competitive salary and equity grant commensurate with an early-stage employee

  • A clean, happy planet to live on

Diversity does not just benefit society but promotes a vibrant business environment. Creativity and scientific discovery are enhanced by a diverse team with different ways of thinking, backgrounds, and personal stories. We therefore seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Selection for employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

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