Head of Development

To further strengthen our team, we are looking for a dedicated, motivated, and dynamic individual with experience in scanning probe microscopy to fill the role of Head of Development

About us

Nanosurf AG is one of the leading innovators in the fast-growing nanotechnology market. We develop, manufacture, and market scanning probe microscopes for imaging, analysis, and manipulation of surfaces in the nanometer range. Our products are in use worldwide by materials and life science professionals and precision engineering industries.

Your responsibilities

Your main responsibility will be to oversee and manage all product development projects within the company, with the goal that the development team delivers according to the project timelines. The optimal candidate is experienced in managing large and varied R&D activities in both software and hardware, holds a PhD in scanning probe microscopy or a nanotechnology / nanoengineering related field, displays a personality suited to motivate and lead a team of engineers and scientists and is at ease in presenting scientific results on an international stage.

Your background

An Engineering / Physics degree and a Ph.D. in a technical discipline. You display strong interpersonal skills, are a persuasive presenter, and have excellent technical skills allowing you to quickly understand the complexities of Nanosurf’s ongoing R&D projects. You are aware of and understand the competitive landscape in scanning probe microscopy and react accordingly whilst keeping up to date on the latest advances in the industry. Your problem-solving skills and reactive mindset allows you to comprehend customer issues swiftly to propose an appropriate solution.

What we offer

We are a fast-growing company with a strong can-do spirit. We excel in capturing opportunities and building our learning to shape the future of SPM technology. We offer a competitive package with vast opportunities for personal growth and development. After thorough initial technological training, you will be assigned the lead of the development team and product application responsibilities according to your preferences and fortitudes. At Nanosurf, your know-how of SPM will drive the development of the next generation of high-end SPM instruments. In this position you will create value for the scientific community by applying your experience and competencies.

A highly motivated team of professionals is looking forward to welcoming you.

Job ID: DE134142

Please submit your application for this position to [email protected].

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