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Materials Scientist 100%

Villigen
15.01.2020 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 100%

Materials Scientist 100%

 
The technology transfer center ANAXAM was founded in 2019 by the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI, the University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, the Swiss Nanoscience Institute SNI and the Canton of Aargau. ANAXAM enables industry to benefit from innovative analytical methods using neutron and synchrotron radiation, which are based on the large research facilities SLS and SINQ operated by the PSI, for the development and optimization of new products or processes.
In order to realize the interface function between research and industry, ANAXAM is looking for a
Materials Scientist
for collaboration projects with industry and academia
Your tasks
  • Lead and coordination of cross-method and cross-subject collaboration projects with partners from industry and academia
  • Responsible for the design and conduction of experiments at SINQ, SLS and SwissFEL in close collaboration with the instrument scientists
  • Responsible for data evaluation and interpretation together with industrial partners
  • Supporting the development of new and specific infrastructure for diffraction, small-angle scattering, spectroscopy and imaging experiments
  • Documenting and presenting the results (internal / external)
  • Driving force to acquire new projects with industrial partners
Your profile
  • PhD degree in the field of materials science, engineering, physics or comparable subject area
  • Several years of experience in the field of materials research and development in the industrial or academic environment
  • In-depth knowledge of the structure of materials, from the macroscopic through the microscopic to the atomic scale, and their influence on their properties
  • Competences and experience in the use of different measuring methods, on the laboratory scale and ideally also on large scale research facilities, for the characterization of material properties
  • Experience in the area of development and optimization of products or production processes
  • Independent and self-initiative work as well as the willingness to become familiar with new topics
  • Excellent command of the English language and German communication skills equivalent to certificate B2
  • Analytical thinking, structured working style and team skills complete your profile
We offer
You can profit from PSI’s interdisciplinary, innovative and dynamic collaboration. If you wish to optimally combine work and family life or other personal interests, we are able to support you with our modern employment conditions and the on-site infrastructure.
You will be employed at PSI and your contract is limited to two years. ANAXAM will endeavour to incorporate the employment relationship into its business structure thereafter.
For further information, please contact Dr Christian Grünzweig, phone +41 56 310 46 62.
Please submit your application online by 16 February 2020 (including list of publications and addresses of referees) for the position as a Materials Scientist (index no. 6300-00).
Paul Scherrer Institut Human Resources Management, Elke Baumann, 5232 Villigen PSI, Switzerland

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