careers: Application Scientist

Are you passionate about technology?

Working as a Application Scientist at XRE might be a fantastic oppertunity for you!

At TESCAN XRE, we are driven by enabling new research and scientific discovery through applications of 3D and 4D X-ray imaging. Our innovations in micro-CT technologies and, especially, dynamic imaging have stimulated interest globally and have been adopted in diverse fields including materials science, geosciences and life sciences.

Originally founded as a spin-off company (XRE) from Ghent University, we maintain deep roots in the scientific research community and believe that maintaining a strong customer-oriented and collaborative spirit is the key to success for our customers, partners and ourselves.

Since becoming part of TESCAN, a global leading supplier of electron, ion and light microscopes based in the Czech Republic, we are poised to realize the potential of our micro-CT technology. Our team enjoys the dynamism and creativity of a start-up work environment, with the support and backing of a larger organization committed to making micro-CT a core part of a complete microstructure characterization portfolio, well into the future.

A job as Application Scientist?

Thanks to the growing business and the innovative character of our work, the TESCAN XRE application team is looking for an extra colleague. Your role within the TESCAN XRE team is to provide application support for the micro CT systems online and onsite. You are the intermediary between the customer, the distributors and the internal R&D , Sales & Technical Support team. Starting from the research question of the customer, you strive for the best possible result, being a practical application through which the customer can perform innovative work. You are responsible for the development and workflows of these applications. You follow established support processes and best practices to ensure positive customer experiences. You provide training for internal and external customers. You get the opportunity to support the sales team at technical conferences and present webinars. Continuous improvement of your knowledge level is of great importance in this quickly developing high tech market.

What experience do you need?

  • Master level of thinking (Master of Science in Physics/ Chemistry/ Geoscience/ Material Science or Industrial Eng/ Civil Eng )
  • Experience with microscopy and a passion for CT technology
  • Experience with image analysis is a plus
  • Knowledge of material science is a plus
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication level – (Dutch is not required)
  • Basic programming skills (eg. Python) are a plus
  • Basic understanding of X-ray imaging technology is a plus, but not required

We are looking for a person passionate about technology, with

  • A good commercial feeling to understand & address the customer needs
  • The ability to travel worldwide (20%)
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • A good ability to work independently
  • A critical and organized way of working
  • A team-oriented mind
  • Sufficient stress resistance to be able to work with short term deadlines
  • A high level of flexibility in terms of planning and job content

What can TESCAN XRE offer you?

A fascinating technical commercial function with the possibility to bring your own passion to life, within a stable and continuously growing organization. You end up in a young and dynamic team of people who like to use their talents and learn from each other. You get the freedom to put your own mark on the work you do at TESCAN XRE.

Contribute to the success of TESCAN XRE?

Are you triggered by this vacancy and do you already see yourself as a part of the TESCAN XRE team?

Respond now to jobs@xre.be and send your application with resume and motivation (letter, video, be creative :) ).