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PhyTA – Physical-Technical Assistant

About us:

Quantune Technologies is a deep-tech startup founded in Berlin in 2019 with the mission to bring a new lab-on-a-chip mid-infrared spectrometer for monitoring molecules, in particular biomarkers to health and medtech markets. Our success is based on award-winning and disruptive proprietary technology and a strong team of excellent individuals with backgrounds in the fields of physics, medicine, biotechnology, electrical engineering, software development and economics. We have our own well-equipped specialized laboratories in Berlin-Adlershof, where we enjoy realizing a really cool technology for meaningful applications.

Your tasks:

In order to strengthen our development of a new, miniaturized infrared spectrometer, we are looking for you as an energetic Physical-Technical Assistant (PhyTA) who supports the R&D team with both hands in building up and running experiments, in maintaining instruments, in assembling high-tech components and by taking care that supplies do not run out. The position is embedded in a small but powerful team and it requires an independent way of working along with a high degree of reliability and precision. With your detailed overview of our equipment, you are the heart of our tech team.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Education: „Staatlich geprüfter technischer Assistent für Physik“ or similar.
  • Professional experience: Minimum three years in industry.
  • Way of working: Hands-on mentality in the laboratory (solution-oriented, pro-active problem mitigation, autonomous) with a focus on supporting the R&D team in improving the product.
  • Technological skills: Good understanding of physical measuring instruments, experienced in sample preparation and soldering as well as in working with lasers, gases and chemicals, and trained in lab safety.
  • Language skills: Fluent English and/or German language skills.
  • Team work: Good communication skills and a helpful attitude.
  • General skills: Conscientiousness, reliability, self-reliance, and conciseness.
  • Location: Willingness to work on site in Berlin-Adlershof.
  • Legal: Work permit in Germany.

Preferred requirements:

Specialist knowledge (the more the better): Microscopy, sample preparation, computer- and ARM-based measurement devices, spectroscopy, lasers, electronic semiconductor devices, basics in script-based data evaluation.

We offer:

  • A dynamic startup with a delightful and highly motivated team of experts from various fields.
  • Genuine deep tech with high impact potential.
  • Excellent office and laboratory infrastructure.
  • Permanent position.
  • Salary range: ~40k€ p.a. depending on seniority
  • Flexibility in working hours; possibility of part-time work (minimum 30 hours/week).
  • Good coffee and other drinks ;)

Would you like to apply? Please send us your CV, meaningful references and your letter of motivation as soon as possible to applications@quantune.com (Job-ID subject line: 051).

Maintaining an open, trusting and respectful working relationship is a key part of our corporate culture. We actively support diversity in terms of personal backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We therefore encourage people of different genders, origins, ages, physical or mental abilities, religions and world views to apply.