Junior Scientist – Imaging and Spectroscopy Research (f/m/d)

Junior Scientist – Imaging and Spectroscopy Research (f/m/d)

Festanstellung, Vollzeit · VILLACH

  • Research into spectroscopic and other optical sensing systems - conventional systems and possibly specific topics including 
    • IR and Raman spectroscopy
    • UV/VIS spectroscopy
    • VIS/NIR hyperspectral imaging
  • Data acquisition, analysis, and interpretation 
  • Optics / opto-mechanics / opto-electronic design and implementation
  • Contribution to project acquisition and writing of funding proposals
  • optional: Project management
  • Supervision of master students
  • Dissemination of achievements in international journals and conferences
  • M.Sc. (or higher) in Chemistry/Physics or a related subject, with focus on spectroscopy, optics, optical sensing
  • Good understanding of spectroscopy and photonic principles 
  • Previous experience with practical implementation of spectroscopic systems (e.g. detectors/detector electronics, light sources, data acquisition and control, materials for optics, optics coatings, opto-mechanics design, data-analysis)
  • Experience in one or more of the following fields is a plus:
    • UV/VIS/NIR/IR/Raman Spectroscopy
    • Spectra interpretation 
    • Familiar with spectrometer and camera software packages (Bruker OPUS,..)
    • Sensor data analysis with (Python, Matlab)
    • Process analytics
    • Fluid handling systems for spectroscopy
  •  Innovative, autonomous, well-organised, and result oriented thinking
  • Keen on bringing scientific findings into application, creating tangible innovation
  • Willingness to do a PhD is a plus
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English, preferably conversational language competence in German
  • Diversified research activities with plenty of interesting technical challenges.
  • State-of-the-art lab facilities and instruments.
  • Internal and external training opportunities for further development.
  • Home Office possible.
  • € 4 per day food allowance in restaurants or € 2 per day in supermarkets.
  • Family & kids friendly.
  • Free coffee/milk/tea & fresh fruits.
This position is subject to the Collective Agreement for employees in non-university research (Research CA) starting in occupational group E. We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your experience and qualifications. For this position, your minimum monthly salary starts with EUR 3.274 paid 14 times a year.
Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) has been founded to be a top European research centre for electronic-based systems. The research unit Photonic Systems focusses on design, simulation, and realization of cutting-edge photonic systems, aiming at creating tangible system innovation through multidisciplinary, holistic research and development.

Silicon Austria Labs (SAL) is a top research center for Electronic Based Systems (EBS). At three locations (Graz, Villach, Linz), SAL is conducting research along the entire EBS value chain in the areas of sensor systems, power electronics, RF (radiofrequency) systems, system integration and embedded systems to develop future-oriented solutions for industrial production, health, energy, mobility, safety and more. SAL brings together key players from industry, science and research and thus valuable expertise and know-how and conducts cooperative, application-oriented research along the value chain. Cooperative projects are co-financed by SAL and enable a fast and unbureaucratic project start. SAL is thus shaping the high-tech location Austria and Europe and developing the future 
Innovation is our top priority and so are our employees. We are a family-friendly company and support the compatibility of work and family as much as possible. That is why we have been awarded the Work and Family Certificate until 2023. But we are constantly working on new measures to offer our employees an environment where they feel good, healthy and motivated.

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