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SB - R&D Engineer with emphasis on Optics

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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SB - R&D Engineer with emphasis on Optics

SB - R&D Engineer with emphasis on Optics

The laboratory of Photonics and Quantum Measurements at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de
Lausanne (EPFL) is looking for a

R&D Engineer with emphasis on Optics

The candidate will work on developing solutions for stable optical packaging of photonic integrated
circuit at high optical power (chip to optical fiber). The aim is to develop a laboratory prototype of a
channel generator in the framework of a possible future commercialization and existing research

• Provide technical leadership in optical packaging of photonic integrated circuits
• Use of simulation tools for coupling optimization (Lumerical, An)
• Select and evaluate new suppliers and components
• Participate in collaborations with leading R&D institutes
• Set up, conduct and document experiments
• Optical measurements and statistical analysis
• Reporting to senior scientist and team
• Prepare funding reports

For this position, we are looking for solution-oriented candidates with the following profile:
• Photonics, Physics, Micro / Electrical engineering or Material Science background (Master or
  PhD level)
• Knowledge in fiber optics and lasers
• Excellent technical problem solving skills
• Open minded, communicative, critical and innovative
• Working proficiencies in English

We offer:
• A first one-year contract, renewable
• A young, dynamic, flexible and highly motivated R&D environment
• Excellent laboratory conditions
• Develop a part of a prototype that can lead to future commercialization (spin-off)

Activity rate:100%
Place of work:EPFL, Lausanne
Start date:immediately or to be defined

For complementary information, please contact Michael Geiselmann per e-mail:

Sending of applications:
We look forward to receiving your offers, by email only to helene.laurens@epfl.chwith a statement of
interest, a curriculum vitae, and copies of certificates and references.

To be mentioned in your e-mail subject:1000/Packaging
Email not containing this mention will not be taken into account



Edited on 16.08.16/ vt