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Postdoc in the field of X-ray Imaging and Computed Tomography 100%


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Postdoc in the field of X-ray Imaging and Computed Tomography 100%

Empa - the place where innovation starts

Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.
Our Center for X-ray Analytics is looking for a
Postdoc in the field of X-ray Imaging and Computed Tomography
Patricia Nitzsche
Human Resources
Ueberlandstrasse 129
8600 Dübendorf

The Center for X-ray Analytics develops new X-ray methods and extends existing ones in the domain of material analytics and the corresponding data treatment and 3D visualisation. It also supports other Empa laboratories with its analytical capabilities.


Your tasks

You will do R&D in the domain of X-ray analytics, with a focus on computed tomography and phase contrast X-ray imaging, including data analysis, system optimisation and simulations. You will write project proposals and help to acquire external funding. Planning and leading scientific projects as well as an ongoing development of methods and equipment are part of this employment. You will present your scientific results through publications and on conferences and you will actively engage with scientific collaborators and industrial partners. Acquisition and execution of industrial projects will also be part of your tasks.

Your profile

You have a university degree with PhD in science or engineering and bring in a deep knowledge of experimental and theoretical X-ray analytics, preferentially in computed tomography and 3D image analysis. Experience in project management, writing publications and giving presentations is compulsory. You show high social skills and you are an excellent team player. We are looking for a person who is proactive, convincing, fluent in English and who enjoys a multicultural environment.


You will find versatile and interesting challenges in an exciting and dynamic laboratory, in which innovation and creativity are important success factors. The contract is initially limited to 1 year with the possibility of an extension. For more information please contact Dr. Rolf Kaufmann, topic leader low energy X-ray imaging, rolf.kaufmann@empa.ch, +41 58 765 60 95.

Please submit your application online and upload all documents (including a letter of motivation, your CV, a list of publications and 2-3 academic references) through this webpage. Any other way of applying will not be considered.
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