Post-Doctoral position in Quantum Technologies (F/M) 100%


Facing the challenges of our time

 Help us grow and be more impactful!

 The “Quantum Tech” group of our “Systems” Business Unit, based in Neuchâtel, Switzerland is looking for a business-savvy, inspiring and communicative Post-Doctoral position in Quantum Technologies.

Your mission

As part of a R&D team, you will contribute to develop quantum sensors and, in particular, a gyroscopes based on Nitrogen-Vacancy centers in diamond.


Your responsibilities

Your main responsibilities are :

  • Technical execution of R&D projects including laboratory work, design, numerical simulations and analysis in the field of quantum sensors and, in particular, on NV centers gyroscopes;
  • Continuously keep aware of the state of the art in the field of quantum sensors;
  • Represent CSEM at workshops and conferences as well as contribute to dissemination of results via peer-reviewed publications in scientific and technical journals;
  • Maintain and develop good relationships with our partners and participate in customer meetings, maintain and develop internal and external professional networks.


Your profile


  • PhD degree in Physics, Engineering or other relevant disciplines
  • Technical knowledge in the following domains:
  • Quantum atomic sensors
  • Laser stabilization and optical spectroscopy
  • System development: design, integration and testing
  • Numerical simulations (e.g. using PYTHON, MATLAB or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of CAD software (e.g. Solidworks) is considered as an asset
  • Excellent oral/written communications skills in English (French is a plus)


Interpersonal skills

  • Out of the box thinking and innovative
  • Good team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Results-oriented
  • Natural curiosity and ability/interest to deal with multidisciplinary activities
  • Analytical skills and critical thinking


CSEM mission and values

Our mission is the development and transfer of innovative technologies to the Swiss industry. Our objective is to make an impact on our customers and on society at large in the fields of precision manufacturing, digital technologies and sustainable energy. Our strength is the excellence of our people, about 550 passionate specialists dedicated to innovation and technology transfer. We believe that strong values support the successful development of our organization as well as the harmonious and balanced development of all our employees.


We are

  • A unique place between research and industry at the cutting edge of new technologies
  • An innovative, non-profit, and employee-driven company
  • A dynamic, multidisciplinary, and multicultural environment
  • A solar team focused on enabling solutions to energy challenges for a sustainable world

Working@CSEM means

  • being part of a passionate community
  • incredible flexibility, attractive working conditions, and great opportunities of development
  • benefit from a management style based on trust & feedback and that favors a work-life balance

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity.

We look forward to receiving your complete application file via (CV, cover letter, certificates & diplomas) our job page.

Preference will be given to professionals applying directly.