(Junior) Scientist Photonic Systems Integration


High Tech Campus Villach, Euro­pa­straße 12, 9524 Villach, Austria

In the network of science and industry, Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) offers research in four pioneering divisions: Sensor Systems, RF Systems, Power Electronics and System Integration. SAL – a great place to research.

Your future responsibilities

  • Research, design and fabrication of integrated, (multi-) functional optical & photonic devices and systems
  •  R&D into new photonic packaging concepts and technologies, in close collaboration with SAL’s research unit Heterogeneous Integration Technologies
  • Smart integration of functional MEMS/MOEMS components, in collaboration with SAL’s research unit Microsystems
  • Device / system prototyping and validation, data analysis and interpretation
  • Scientific publication of achievements in both journals and at pertinent conferences

Your profile

  • M.Sc. (or higher) in Physics, Engineering or a related subject, with focus on optics/photonics
  • Good understanding of optical/photonic principles
  • Engineering and design experience
  • Good knowledge of material physics and manufacturing technologies
  • Data analysis and related scientific programming skills (MatLab, Python, Mathematica etc.)
  • Preferably (first) experience with micro-fabrication / cleanroom processes
  • Innovative, autonomous and well-organised
  • Keen on bringing scientific findings into application, creating tangible innovation
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English, at least conversational language competences in German

Important Facts

Begin­ning of the employ­ment: as soon as possible
This posi­tion is endowed with a gross annual salary of starting with € 43,820 based on the collec­tive agree­ment for re­search („Forschungs-Kollek­tiv­ver­trag“) and depen­ding on your expe­ri­ence and skills.

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