Senior Scientist - Direct Air Capture and Storage

New York City
20 days ago
Full time role


Isometric is a carbon removal registry and science platform. ...

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Job Description

About Us

Isometric is the world’s most trusted carbon registry. We issue high quality carbon removal credits to prevent greenwashing. Our mission is to avert climate disaster by growing the carbon removal industry responsibly and fast.

For more information about the hiring process at Isometric, check out our careers page.

Outcomes you’ll be responsible for

  • Leading interdisciplinary collaborations in Direct Air Capture and Storage.

  • Driving community consensus on verification standards related to Direct Air Capture and Storage, and ensuring consistency with verification standards for other pathways.

  • Growing Isometric’s internal capacity for partnerships in Direct Air Capture and Storage, and building a team culture that values scientific rigor, pragmatism, and ecosystem building.

Tasks you might do

  • Develop verification frameworks for Direct Air Capture and Storage in partnership with industry, academia, and government.

  • Engage with academics, national labs, and industry players to build large, interdisciplinary, and collaborative projects with measurable impact in Direct Air Capture and Storage.

  • Lead translation of scientific research and collaborations into product with internal Product and Tech teams.

Aptitudes you’ll display

  • An interdisciplinary technical background coupled with applied industry experience, and demonstrated thought leadership in Direct Air Capture and Storage, which you may have obtained through the process of earning a PhD and through subsequent leadership roles in academia and industry.

  • Eagerness to learn new things and to teach others about the science of carbon removal and storage. We are science-driven and are building technology that relies on the clear communication of science concepts, both internally and externally.

  • Drive to urgently solve big challenges that have no obvious answers today. We’re doing novel things that no one person knows the answer to today.

  • Bringing good energy and humility into how you show up. It’s a tough problem but we can’t give up.

This role might not be for you if

  • You want to be fully remote—we prefer to work together in the office on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

  • You like structure—this role demands flexibility beyond your expertise area, and comfort with ambiguity.

  • You prefer a slow pace—we need immediate action and quick decisions, given the urgency of our problem.


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