We are looking for a highly motivated candidate for the role of experienced engineer in the topic of preparation and formulation of colloidal nanomaterials to support our R&D efforts.
The candidate will work within inter-disciplinary and multicultural team, and have access to the use of cutting-edge research tools for preparation and characterization of nanomaterials.
The position will offer the opportunity to contribute to the implementation of a variety of research and developments projects in applied materials science.
Scope of responsibilities :
She / he will be an active member of different R&D projects, and will be responsible for developing new processes and protocols for increasing reliability and scalability of our particles or coating technology
Propose and contribute to the development of disruptive top down or / and bottom up approach for the production of nanoparticles
Provide technical support to the researcher team for the development of innovative nano / micro particle design
Will prepare professional quality reports for project internal / external communications including technical reports and patents
Will be responsible for maintenance and user-training on specific research equipments, and will contribute to the technical operation of related laboratories
A relevant master / engineering degree at the interface of chemical process engineering , colloidal physico-chemistry
Minimum 3 years of experience is required in an industrial or / and RTO environment
Strong experience in chemical process engineering with proven experience in upscaling technology in the domain of particles engineering
Know-how in establishing a DOE plan (Factorial plan and Process Optimization)
Knowledge and technical experience in the synthesis of colloids or nanopowders using metal oxide or / and organic precursors (e.g. lipid, polymers)
An ideal candidate for this position would be proactive, well-organized, result-oriented, exhibits passion for experimental work, an excellent team player
She / he will report to the head of the group, and would participate in different projects of the group and transversal projects across the department
Fluently spoken English is mandatory
Working knowledge of French is also needed
German is an asset