Chemist I

Octet Scientific, Inc. is a deep tech startup in Cleveland, OH creating new chemicals to enable safer, cheaper, denser, and greener batteries. We specialize in designing, synthesizing, and testing new specialty chemicals to improve battery performance with a focus on emerging battery chemistries that look beyond Lithium-Ion. Right now, Octet is on the verge of expansion and currently seeking a full-time Chemist to produce and test our new chemical products. Candidates must have a strong desire to work in a dynamic and flexible R&D environment, be compatible with a small team, and enthusiastic about making a substantial contribution to our world's energy future.

Responsibilities:
• Synthesis and analysis of new organic chemicals in gram-to-kilogram scale
• Product testing in bench-scale experiments
• Maintain high chemical safety and hygiene standards in the lab
• Prepare technical data and reports

Desired skills/experience:
• BS/MS or comparable experience in Chemistry or related field
• Knowledge of basic organic synthesis and purification techniques
• Confidence with safety and chemical hygiene practices
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Experience in electrochemistry or batteries is a substantial plus

This opportunity is open to candidates at any career level and Octet will consider all applicants fitting the profile above. If you do, and you are excited about applying your skills in chemistry to help change tomorrow's energy landscape while working in a dynamic startup environment, please send a resume to careers@octetsci.com.


Senior Scientist - New Chemistry

Octet Scientific, Inc. is a deep tech startup in Cleveland, OH creating new chemicals to enable safer, cheaper, denser, and greener batteries. We specialize in designing, synthesizing, and testing new specialty chemicals to improve battery performance with a focus on emerging battery chemistries that look beyond Lithium-Ion. Right now, Octet is on the verge of expansion and currently seeking a full-time Senior Scientist to design and create new chemical products and contribute to the company's vision for new chemical development. Candidates must have a strong desire to work in a dynamic and flexible R&D environment, be compatible with a small team, and enthusiastic about making a substantial contribution to our world's energy future.

Responsibilities:
• Design and synthesis of novel organic chemicals as electrolyte additives
• Contribute to company technical strategy and research aims
• Product testing and chemical analysis
• Maintain high chemical safety and hygiene standards in the lab
• Manage chemical laboratory and relevant equipment
• Prepare technical data and reports

Desired skills/experience:
• PhD or MS with experience in Chemistry or related field
• Expertise with basic organic synthesis and purification techniques
• Solid understanding of experimental design and validation
• Creativity and flexibility
• Confident knowledge of safety and chemical hygiene practices
• Good written and oral communication skills
• Experience in electrochemistry or batteries is a substantial plus

This opportunity is open to candidates at any career level and Octet will consider all applicants fitting the profile above. If you do, and you are excited about applying your skills in chemistry to help change tomorrow's energy landscape while working in a dynamic startup environment, please send a resume to careers@octetsci.com.