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Senior Researcher Photonic MEMS (f/m)

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Dr. Alexandra Bretschneider

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About us

Carinthian Tech Research is an Austrian research centre, developing applied smart sensor solutions. We cooperate with multinational as well as small and medium-sized companies. To complete our research team, we offer the following position

Senior Researcher Photonic MEMS (f/m) 

  • You have a PhD degree in microsystem, photonics, physics or any related study.
  • You have minimum 2 years of experience in R&D centers or as a post-doc in university.
  • You have good knowledge in Photonic MEMS, semiconductor technologies and practical and professional experience working in a cleanroom environment.
  • You are familiar with FEM simulation methods and tools (e.g. COMSOL, Ansys).
  • You are interested in application-oriented development of innovative sensors concepts.
  • You are autonomous, well organized and you enjoy working in a small and dynamic team.
  • You have a very good oral and written communicative skills in English (German is a plus).
  • You have experience project management and with the creation of jointly funded projects.
  • The Senior Photonic MEMS scientist will report to the Microsystem Area Manager on a regular basis and effectively to convey project updates to external partners.

Your Work  

  • Development of photonic based sensors and microsystems (from concept to prototype).
  • Analysis, multiphysics modelling (FEM), design (CAD) and optimisation of photonic MEMS devices and sensors.
  • Support the implementation of MEMS fabrication facilities (clean room process equipment).
  • Scientific communication and reporting.
  • Project management and to apply for new funding projects.

our offer 

  • Participation in an international research team with industrial and academic partners.
  • Exciting possibilities to put your knowledge into practice.
  • Contribution to challenging R&D as well as scientific projects.
  • Full time, permanent position.
  • Highly attractive working environment, in the heart of Carinthia, Austria.

Payment is based on the collective contract. Depending on qualification and experience, we offer a market-based overpay.

Interested? Please submit your expressive letter of application together with a detailed CV, a list of publications, your expected remuneration and the a possible starting date via Online-Application.

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