Application and Support Scientist — SE-Asia

To support our global growth strategy, we are currently seeking an experienced Application and Support Scientist for SE-Asia

Nanosurf is a leading provider of innovative atomic force and scanning tunneling microscopes (AFM and STM). Our products and services are trusted by professionals worldwide to help them measure, analyze, and present 3D surface information. Our scanning probe microscopes excel through their compact and elegant design, their easy handling, and their absolute reliability.

To support our global growth strategy, we are currently seeking an experienced Application and Support Scientist for SE-Asia

The role

Based in Shanghai, you will support existing customers in China as well as in other SE-Asian countries (Korea, Japan,Singapore, others) with the operation and maintenance of their instruments and coordinate necessary repairs. You will perform installation of new instruments at customer sites and conduct customer trainings. Competent preparation, execution and evaluation of customer and application measurements, as well as writing measurement reports, belong to your key tasks. You collaborate closely with our sales team and you consult customers to choose the best technical solution for their measurement tasks. Medium term, you will manage a small team of service and support people for China and SE-Asia. You report to the e General Manager of Nanosurf China in Shanghai and to the global head of service in Switzerland.

The candidate

You are in possession of a master’s or PhD degree in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Materials Science or equivalent field, and have several years of experience in the area of scanning probe microscopy, possibly during a PhD project. You preferably did part of your education in a Western country but want to work now in Shanghai/Asia. Experience with AFM in a Life Science environment is a clear advantage, but not a strict requirement. You excel through your result-oriented and practical thinking and acting. Besides possessing the skills required for the operation of complex measurement instruments, you are capable of quickly understanding customer needs. As a communicative and open-minded person, you are fluent in spoken and written English and Chinese.

What we offer

The chance to apply your experience and competencies in a practical environment and the opportunity to generate added value for our customers at universities, research institutions, and industry. At Nanosurf, your know-how will be integrated in high-end technological products. Your contribution to our scanning probe microscope development and application will help us to reach our ambitious growth targets. After a thorough, initial technological training in China and Switzerland with our instruments we will give you much space for the realization of your ideas. A highly motivated team of professionals is looking forward to welcoming you in a company with a flat organizational structure.

For more information, please contact our General Manager in China, Liu Feng ([email protected]; +86 21 55127698) or our Head of Service, Dr. Patrick Frederix ([email protected]; +41 61 927 47 86).

Please submit your CV for this position to [email protected]