Careers

Introduction

pH Matter is seeking bright individuals who are interested in working in a fast-paced technology-based start-up to join our team.  Current job openings are listed below.  Please submit your resume via e-mail to: careers@phmatter.com .  Please put the job position in the subject line.

Engineering Intern – Spring 2018

Description – pH Matter is seeking full time interns for Spring 2018. The intern should be in his/her first or second year of Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Chemistry, or a related field. The internship will include laboratory work in an R&D setting. Previous research experience or experience working in a laboratory setting is a plus, but not required.

R&D Laboratory Technician  – Late Fall 2017

Overview:

pH Matter, LLC is a small business developing materials for advanced energy storage and aerospace applications.  The company specializes in development of catalysts and carbon nano-materials, and manufactures components for batteries, fuel cells, and electrolysis equipment.  We have a need for a research and development laboratory technician who will assist with the preparation of components and perform testing.  Candidates should have strong interest in working in an R&D environment and be comfortable with a laboratory setting.  The position will be full-time with benefits and a competitive salary.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform batch calculations to support material synthesis
  • Use wet chemistry techniques to prepare catalysts
  • Operate equipment for synthesis of carbon nano-materials
  • Fabricate electrodes using coating equipment
  • Assemble fuel cells and lithium ion batteries
  • Perform analyses and statistical comparisons of results to contribute to technical reports
  • Perform QC testing of products, compounds, or batches
  • Maintain, operate, and calibrate laboratory equipment, including necessary supplies
  • Maintain laboratory notebook with meticulous notes and observations

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher in chemistry or related field is desired
  • Attention to detail and ability to work safely in a lab environment is essential.
  • Ability to use Microsoft word and excel is required.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills is desired.