The high-tech activities of CSEM range at Swiss and international levels from applied research to the development of industrial products. The high degree of expertise of our staff is our strength.
CSEM is a private research, technology and innovation center specializing in microtechnology, microelectronics, system engineering and renewable energy systems. It offers its customers and industry partners custom-made innovative solutions. Our strength is the excellence of our people.
To reinforce its team, The Additive Manufacturing & Component Reliability sector of the Micro&Nano Systems division is currently offering a:
Microscopy & Tribology Post-Doctoral position for 2 years
The mission of this position will be to focus on understanding microstructure and mechanical behavior of various materials, specially related to the tribology application. This will include the following responsibilities:
Evaluate microstructural by the dual-beam FIB-SEM & High Resolution TEM techniques
Conduct tribological and mechanical investigations in correlation with microstructure
Prepare samples SEM/TEM
Be responsible for equipment troubleshooting and performing/coordinating instrument maintenance and service
Provide microstructural services upon request by microscopy and X-ray diffraction
Organize individual or group training sessions
Actively manage, improve and develop the infrastructure of the AMCR sector
You will have the chance to perform a multidisciplinary work in an industrial environment, while participating in various projects and working within a motivated and experienced project-team.
PhD degree in physical/materials sciences/engineering or related discipline
Strong background in Material Science and fundamental knowledge of the operating characteristics of electron microscopes, ion beam columns and vacuum systems
Proven experience with electron- and ion-beam instrumentation and research experience in Microscopy & Tribology
Experience in mechanical testing and materials characterization by FIB, SEM &TEM
Ability to work autonomously, while willing to perform and develop within a team
Creative and innovative personality
Excellent oral/written communication skills in English and/or French
Experience in the formulation and development of novel materials considered as a plus
CSEM offers a stimulating and multidisciplinary work environment with the opportunity to work with leading Swiss and international companies. You will have the opportunity to benefit from a multicultural company which clearly promotes an employee-driven culture. CSEM is an equal opportunities employer.