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Postdoc / senior scientist position for the Swiss NanoAnalytics platform

WorkplaceFribourg, Ch. des Verdiers 4, North Romandie, Switzerland
Duration1 year, possibility to prolong
Occupation rate
Job Start01.01.2021

The Swiss NanoAnalytics platform offers high quality services for the analysis of nanomaterials. This includes characterization of the physicochemical properties of nanomaterials, isolation and analysis of the occurrence of nanomaterials in food products and cosmetics, testing the stability and size of nanomedicines in biological fluids (e.g. blood serum), and testing material composites used in electronics or construction materials.

Your Tasks

The platform is concerned with the comprehensive characterization of a large variety of (nano)materials, including nanocapsules, inorganic and polymer nanoparticles, surfaces, powders etc., their isolation, stability testing and occurrence in consumer products etc.


Projects are typically in collaboration with regulators, industries, or academic partners and range from relatively simple material characterization to highly complex analytical developments. Applicants must have a PhD in Materials Science with recognized expertise in the field of particle and powder technology. This should include characterization of powder behavior, particle size/shape characterization, chemical composition analysis and surface characterization techniques. Excellent skills in the domain of electron microscopy are expected.

We offer

We offer a uniquely stimulating interdisciplinary environment state-of-the-art laboratories, excellent working conditions, a competitive salary and outstanding career prospects.

Contact and Address

Please send your complete documentation (including letter of motivation (1 page), CV, copies of pertinent certificates, two reference letters OR their contact details) to christoph.geersunifr.ch. . Please state “Swiss NanoAnalytics” in your motivation letter and in the subject header!



026 300 9564


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