We capture atmospheric carbon dioxide and stabilize the world's oceans

Chemist - Carbon Capture R&D

$50k - $130k
London, United Kingdom
Job Type
Any (new grads ok)
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Marcus Lima
Marcus Lima

About the role

About Heimdal

Heimdal builds machines that remove atmospheric CO2 and stabilize the oceans. Every year, 40 billion tonnes of CO2 is released. We use electricity to alkalinize seawater and extract atmospheric carbon dioxide and restore stability to the oceans in the phase of increasing CO2 emissions. We're building a scalable, profitable solution, today.

We are working with established multinationals to supply them with the highest quality carbon credits available and are partnered with some of the largest desalination facilities in the world to bring our soluton to market at scale quicker. We are completing our pilot facility on the Island of Hawai’i in partnership with the solar desalination facility owned and operated by Terraformation in Q2 2022.

You will be working out of our London HQ. We are building our main engineering and R&D hub in London as a base for global projects.

We are venture backed by Y Combinator, Cathexis Ventures, Sam & Max Altman’s Apollo Projects, Marc Benioff and many other investors.

Objectives and responsibilities

  • Design and run experiments to deepen understanding of electrochemical cells and alkalinity enhancement
  • Analyze and document results
  • Apply findings to improve operating performance and cost of electrochemical cell and larger system components
  • Provide expert input to patent work and possible grant applications


  • PhD in chemistry or related discipline - top performing Master's holders also considered
  • Experience independently designing and running laboratory experiments
  • Published experimental papers in recognized peer reviewed journals
  • Candidates must be able to work independently and take responsibility for driving progress without micro-management
  • Ability to understand purpose behind research and use this to inform direction and experimental design

Why you should join Heimdal

Heimdal builds machines that permanently capture and store atmospheric CO2 and stabilize the oceans. Every year, 40 billion tonnes of CO2 is released. We use electricity to extract the acid part of seawater, which has been increasing due to increasing concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere.

Team Size:6
Location:Kailua-Kona, HI
Marcus Lima
Marcus Lima
Erik Millar
Erik Millar