Intitulé du poste : Technical Expert in Single Crystal Growth
Ville : Lausanne
Laboratoire/Institut : Crystal Growth Facility at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
Description du poste : The Institute of Physics at EPFL is seeking to hire an expert in crystal growth and solid state synthesis to operate within the Institute’s Crystal Growth Facility.
The successful candidate will work with laboratories across the EPFL campus to provide samples and maximize their scientific output.

Responsibilities include:
  • Grow single crystals as well as polycrystalline samples for EPFL laboratories
  • Train researchers in single crystal growth techniques
  • Maintain the facility equipments including furnaces, vacuum systems, gas lines, etc.
  • Coordinate safety in the laboratories of the facility
  • Author concise reports and relevant paragraphs in scientific publications
  • Maintain and expand the state of the art suite of single crystal growth techniques
Desired qualifications:
  • Strong experience in solid state chemistry and single crystal growth
  • Technical expertise in single crystal growth instrumentation
  • Ability to maintain, service, upgrade existing instrumentation and specify equipment to be procured
  • Capability and desire to train single crystal growth and solid state chemistry
  • Experience with single crystal and solid state characterisation techniques
What we offer:
EPFL is a leading university with strong emphasis on basic sciences, engineering and life sciences. Multiple laboratories in physics, chemistry and materials science rely on high quality crystalline materials. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact and collaborate with scientists from multiple disciplines and contribute to a broad span of activities and exciting science. We offer internationally competitive salaries, excellent working conditions and a state-of-the-art infrastructure in a highly dynamic and international environment. Contract: Initial appointment is for 2 years with the possibility for extension, including promotion to a permanent staff. Motivated and qualified candidates should submit their application including: detailed CV, list of technical skills, teaching/training as well as names of at least 3 references to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. and Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser..
Durée du contrat : 2ans (CDD) puis CDI
Date de prise de fonction : 01-01-2020
Personne à contacter : Arnaud Magrez
Téléphone : +41 21 6937656
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