Prime Movers Lab invests in breakthrough scientific startups founded by Prime Movers, the inventors who transform billions of lives. We invest $1mm-$3mm in seed-stage companies reinventing energy, transportation, infrastructure, manufacturing, human augmentation, and computing. The core of our differentiated value creation is our deep technical diligence to evaluate groundbreaking technologies. We need a Chemist or Chemical Engineer to execute rapid analysis of potential investments from a chemistry and systems perspective to determine technological value.
The right candidate will bring broad industry knowledge, systems design and problem-solving skills developed in performing world-class material science or chemistry research, prototyping and engineering. It is crucial in this role to feel comfortable exploring a diverse range of technologies including nanotechnology, advanced chemistry, synthetic biology, fuels, materials science, and drug development at various depths. An exceptional Chemist or Chemical Engineer will relish the challenge of seamlessly balancing interviewing Prime Movers, reading patents, reviewing technical marketing white papers, seeking input from expert advisors, speaking to competitors, and synthesizing this research into cogent easy to comprehend technology evaluations.
We are looking for someone who has strong research capabilities combined with a unique range of people skills to utilize as one of the faces of Prime Movers Lab. Through his own example and idealism, our Founder and General Partner leads a value-driven culture and needs a Chemist or Chemical Engineer who can keep up with a fast pace and wants to learn how to be the best partner possible. We will invest in ongoing training and personal development to support the right candidate who meets our needs.