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(Senior) Scientist in Sensor Technology (80 - 100%)

(Senior) Scientist in Sensor Technology (80 - 100%)

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

As a research scientist, you will be working on sensing solutions in the context of ABB's next generation systems and products. We are looking for a team member with a proven research track record and the eagerness to transfer and apply world class academic research into an industrial environment. You will work within the highly motivated, international team of scientists at ABB Research. We offer an open and innovative work environment with many diverse opportunities to grow your career.

This position reports to

Research Team Manager

Your responsibilities

  • Contribute to and lead research projects in industrial sensing addressing the needs of our businesses
  • Generate research proposals for projects that turn state-of-the-art research results into effective solutions for ABB
  • Create prototypes of developed concepts with business impact
  • Evaluate new technologies and conduct technical surveys
  • Disseminate your results in patent applications, scientific publications, and technical reports
  • Build a network in the company and actively distribute your knowledge and expertise

Your background

  • PhD university degree in Physics or Engineering. Industrial experience is a plus
  • Transducer or measurement technology as main technical expertise, with focus on optical or analytical sensing
  • Solid experience in setting up and conducting lab experiments and prototyping
  • Experience in any of the following fields is considered as a plus: sensor technology for consumer, medical or automotive, sensor fusion, electronics
  • Strong interest in data analysis and industrial sensing applications
  • Eagerness to learn and willingness to start on new topics
  • Excellent communication skills and team player attitude
  • Excellent command (written & oral) of the English language


  • Canteen
  • Childcare
  • Flexible work practices

More about us

Our R&D engineers and scientists develop breakthrough technologies and products that change the way the world works and industries do business. We constantly push the limits of convention, while retaining our focus on delivering solid returns for our customers and shareholdersWe look forward to receiving your application (documents submitted in English are appreciated). The recruitment process is led by Stephan Kühne, Talent Partner ABB Switzerland Ltd. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website www.abb.com.#LI-OnsiteABB Data Privacy Statement:https://new.abb.com/privacy-notice/candidate

(Senior) Scientist in Sensor Technology (80 - 100%)

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Veröffentlicht am 16.03.2022

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