Scientific Visual would like to reinforce its research and innovation team through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship program (MSCA IF). Therefore, we are looking for candidates with a Ph.D. in Physics, Material Science or Engineering, willing to work in Swiss high-tech company.


We are seeking a genius engineer with research background to shape out next generation of scientific instruments. Beginning with our proprietary IP for defect analysis with tomography systems, you will be designing and building crystal scanners that cover new materials in our product line. The scanner functionalities are related to the defect visualisation in crystals and optical items.

Mission / Responsibilities

  • you will be a key part of a small, highly performing product development team at our office in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • involved from the very beginning of the product life cycle, building prototypes, guiding early-stage development and building a new instrument from the ground up
  • adding new features, debugging and improving the instruments and interact regularly with our customers across the globe.

Desired Qualifications

  • Holding Ph.D. in physics, crystallography, material science or engineering by September 2018 (MSCA Fellowship requirement)
  • Hands-on experience in product development in a field related to instrumentation, preferably in EU area to be familiar with business practices
  • Experience in signal acquisition in visible and non-visible range
  • Good knowledge of programming in Python and C/C++
  • Less than 3 years of living in Switzerland in the past 5 years (MSCA Fellowship requirement). *NB: If you are currently living / working in Switzerland for less than 3 years, you satisfy this condition.    
  • Strong analytic and synthetic skills
  • Very good knowledge of English.  French or German is a plus.

We offer you 

  • Ambitious, exciting task in a high-growth, high-performance environment
  • Compensation package according to Swiss standards
  • 24 months contract for the fellowship, with possibility for extension to the permanent one after the fellowship ends.  

Selection process 

This position is to be financed by Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowships (MSCA IF), see details at The preference will be given to candidates having high score on its eligibility criteria, and we expect your active participation in the application process.  The selected researchers will be contacted for an MSCA Fellowship development and training opportunity. We will support the candidate to prepare and submit the proposal. The candidates, whose proposal will be accepted by EU, will work with the research and innovation team of Scientific Visual. 

Job application deadline: February 2020

Starting (if approved by Marie Curie): Q3 2020

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