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Associate Research - FIB-SEM / TEM

  • Location:

    Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Contact:

    Rens van Roosmalen

  • Job type:

    Temp to Perm

  • Contact phone:

    +31 (0)20 406 97 50

  • Industry:

    Life Sciences, (Petro)Chemistry

  • Contact email:

We are looking for a proactive (senior) associate researcher who will work with SEM, TEM and FIB-SEM in an R&D environment.


  • Prepares samples and perform analyses using TEM / SEM / FIB-SEM
  • Development of various sample prep methods for different materials.
  • Design, develop and maintain various complex analytical instruments and methods
  • Supervise junior staff and maintain safety on the lab
  • Interact with internal customers, to contribute R&D projects
  • Depending on the workload in the solids characterization team, you may support other (microscopy) sample preparation techniques (e.g. microtome), solids characterization techniques (e.g. XRD XRF)


  • Msc degree or higher in Physics or Chemistry
  • Hands-on experience with SEM and/or TEM microscopes
  • Working knowledge of heterogeneous catalysts
  • Experience with Thermo FIB-SEM is desirable (but not required); appropriate training and supervision will be provided
  • A high degree of manual dexterity and attention to detail is required


  • Employment: temporary contract with prospect of a permanent contract
  • Salary indication: from € 4000 to € 5500
  • Working hours: 40 hours per week
  • Location: Amsterdam