Staff Researcher

Location
California, United States
Posted
Monday, 25 January 2021
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Thursday, 25 March 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

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Job Summary

Participate in the development of a new carbon sequestration fluidized bed reactor for use on land and at sea. Perform a techno-economic analysis of our new process. Perform basic laboratory experiments and engineering test-bed runs.

This is a one year term position.

Job Duties

  • Perform techno-economic analysis of low carbon shipping options.
  • Operate, analyze, and redesign carbon capture prototype reactor.
  • Model reactor output under a variety of design constraints.
  • Assist in laboratory experiments to improve reactor design.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical).
  • Two years of work experience in shipping industry economics, fuel requirements, and logistics.
  • Demonstrated techno-economic analysis of industry processes.
  • Ability to work on a small team and perform overlapping duties with other team members.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master of Science in Engineering (Computer Science, Mechanical, Electrical).
  • Two years of work experience in low carbon options for marine shipping.
  • Ability to work on laboratory, commercial prototype, and system modeling projects.

Required Documents

  • Resume or curriculum vitae
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