Director of Electrochemistry

Los Angeles
Electrochemistry and Materials /
Full-time /
Hgen's mission is to achieve a clean and sustainable energy future through tackling emissions in hard-to-decarbonize industries. By enabling cheap and abundant clean hydrogen, Hgen can help to decarbonize the 25% of total global emissions that are best addressed with clean hydrogen. Learn more about why clean hydrogen is critical for achieving zero-emissions.

As the Director of Cell Research and Development, you will lead electrochemical and materials research initiatives for optimizing Hgen's cell stack efficiency. You will play a critical role in driving Hgen's research and development roadmap, working within a fast and collaborative start-up environment to commercialize Hgen's advanced alkaline electrolyzer.

Your responsibilities

    • Define and lead electrochemical research initiatives to optimize cell efficiency
    • Identify opportunities in catalyst and separator development to drive increased system efficiency
    • Engage in cross-disciplinary collaboration with engineering team to translate research opportunities into cell prototyping and development roadmap


    • Ph.D. in Electrochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Engineering, or related field
    • Experience leading research efforts and teams to increase electrolysis efficiency
    • Self-starter, ability to identify new opportunities and challenge ingrained assumptions