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Job Opportunities at Surfix

If you are interested in a job, please send your resume and a motivation letter to info@surfix.nl. If you would like to have more detailed information about the position, feel free to contact us. 

 

 

 

R&D Scientist

Job description:

To strengthen our team we are looking for a R&D Scientist with knowledge and experience in polymer chemistry, specifically in the preparation and characterization of thin polymer films. As R&D Scientist you will be part of our surface modification team and will be working in a well-equipped chemistry lab. You will be actively involved in multidisciplinary customer and research projects and will be responsible for various R&D activities.

Requirements:

  • A Ph.D. degree in polymer chemistry or related field with broad experience in preparation and characterization of polymer films
  • Practical experience with advanced surface characterisation techniques (e.g. XPS, IR, ellipsometry, AFM) is a strong advantage
  • Affinity and experience with microfluidic devices is preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with ‘hands-on’ mentality
  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams but also the ability to work independently, accurately and precisely
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment as the company grows
  • Ability to guide younger chemists
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humour, being a team player
  • Fluency in English (written and oral) and proficiency in Dutch (or the willingness to learn Dutch)

If you are interested in this job, please send your resume and a motivation letter to info@surfix.nl. If you would like to have more detailed information about this position, please feel free to contact us. This application closes on June 1, 2017.

 

Job opening R&D Engineer

Job description:

To strengthen our team we are looking for a R&D Engineer with knowledge and experience in surface chemistry, specifically in the preparation and characterization of organic (monolayer) films. As R&D Engineer you will be part of our surface modification team and will be working in a well-equipped chemistry lab. You will be actively involved in multidisciplinary customer and research projects and will be responsible for various R&D activities.

 

Requirements:

  • A BSc or MSc degree in chemistry or related scientific or engineering discipline
  • Extensive additional experience in surface chemistry (chemical surface modification, preparation and characterization of thin films)
  • Working experience in an industrial (R&D) environment is preferred
  • Practical experience with advanced surface characterisation techniques (e.g. XPS, IR, ellipsometry) is advantageous
  • Thorough and creative experimentalist, skilled in designing and conducting experiments including analysis, interpretation and reporting of results
  • Strong problem solving skills and hands-on mentality
  • Ability to work independently while being part of a team
  • Flexibility to adapt to varying projects and tasks
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Enthusiasm, sense of humour, being a team player
  • Fluency in English (written and oral) and proficiency in Dutch (or the willingness to learn Dutch)

 

We offer:

A challenging and exciting job in a dynamic environment, working with experts in different aspects of surface chemistry. You will be part of an enthusiastic team of colleagues, collaborating and supporting each other in an open and friendly atmosphere. Beside your contribution to the collective goals, you will also have ample opportunity to pursue your personal ambitions.

 

If you are interested in this job, please send your resume and a motivation letter to info@surfix.nl. If you would like to have more detailed information about this position, please feel free to contact us. This application closes on July 1, 2017.


 

Internship Opportunities at Surfix

Internship positions for students at bachelor or master level in chemistry or biochemistry are available. If you are interested, please send your resume to: info@surfix.nl

Available project: Oriented immobilization of antibodies on surfaces

Available project: Exploring new possibilities with the Surfix patterning methods

Available project: Protein-repellent nanocoatings for biosensors