Empa - the place where innovation starts

Empa is the research institute for materials science and technology of the ETH Domain and conducts cutting-edge research for the benefit of industry and the well-being of society.

Did you know that glaucoma is the second common cause of blindness in the world? Did you ever wonder if it would be possible to treat glaucoma and prevent blindness? Here is your opportunity to make a difference!

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic

Post-doctoral researcher (100%)

to develop a soft-material based approach for early detection and treatment of glaucoma.

How will you benefit?


We offer


The project includes experimental work on polymer chemistry, soft lithography and electronics. Experience in one of these areas, as well as a strong interest to develop a skill set in all directions is expected. Knowledge and practical experience in engineering systems for laser optics is a plus.

What are we looking for?


The post-doc position (100%) is based at Empa, St. Gallen and is available from January 2023, or upon mutual agreement. It will be initially limited to one year with a possibility for extension.
For further information about the position please contact Dr. Yashoda Chandorkar    yashoda.chandorkar@empa.ch   or  Dr. Markus Rottmar  markus.rottmar@empa.ch  and visit our websites www.empa.ch/web/s404 and Empa-Video

We look forward to receiving your online application including a letter of motivation, CV, diplomas with transcripts and contact details of two or three  referees. Please upload the requested documents through our webpage. Applications via email will not be considered.

Empa, Esther Zürcher, Human Resources, Lerchenfeldstrasse 5, 9014 St. Gallen, Switzerland.