Biomedical/Materials/Micro-Engineer (W/M)



WorkplaceLausanne, Lake Geneva region, Switzerland


The Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) is one of the most dynamic university campuses in Europe and ranks among the top 20 universities worldwide. The EPFL employs 6,000 people supporting the three main missions of the institutions: education, research and innovation. The EPFL campus offers an exceptional working environment at the heart of a community of 16,000 people, including over 10,000 students and 3,500 researchers from 120 different countries.

Biomedical/Materials/Micro-Engineer (W/M)

Your mission :
We are looking for a motivated scientist/engineer to join our laboratory (Microsystems Laboratory, EPFL-STI-IMT-LMIS1) to collaborate on a joint project with our industrial partner (ANECOVA SA, EPFL Innovation Park) who is specializing in human-assisted reproduction. Your mission is to develop, fabricate and test new devices for fertilization and embryo development in the maternal environment.

Main duties and responsibilities include :
  • Develop new fabrication processes and fabricate devices for biomedical products
  • Cleanroom fabrication (Photolithography, Dry-Etching, Templating etc.)
  • Collaboration in a multidisciplinary team
  • Coordination with third party-suppliers

Your profile :
  • Self-driven and motivated personality
  • Reliable, highly organized and able to work independently
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Micro-Engineering or Materials Science, Bioengineering
  • Knowledge in Microfabrication, Microfluidics or related domains
  • Accustomed to work in a regulated environment with demanding quality systems and development processes.
  • Solution oriented
  • Confident in reaching out to potential third-party suppliers
  • Strong knowledge in English, written and spoken
  • Strong written and oral communication skills

We offer :
  • Enriching experience in a Start-up/Research environment
  • Collaboration with engineers, scientists and medical experts
  • Work in a multidisciplinary development team where your ideas are welcome
  • 100% temporary contract in our laboratory (LMIS1) for 2-6 months
  • Upon successful completion of the project, there is an opportunity for a long-term contract.

Start date :
1st November 2019

Term of employment :
Fixed-term (CDD)

Duration :
2 to 6 months

For additional information, please contact Samuel Zimmermann by e-mail to samuel.zimmermann [at] epfl[.]ch

Remark :
Only candidates who applied through EPFL website or our partner Jobup’s website will be considered.


In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 46010.

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