Research Scientist - Physicist/Material Scientist (m/f/x)

  • Location: â€‹Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Research and Development


What you will do

  • Finding creative ideas for new product designs and fabrication technologies
  • Assessment, selection and implementation of most promising new technologies
  • Demonstrator / prototype development and testing for products based on new technologies.
  • Establish and orchestrate network of internal and external cooperation partners to accelerate innovation
  • Take over responsibility for lab & pilot equipment or lab infrastructure. Lead projects and contribute to feasibility studies in interdisciplinary teams
  • Secure development results with own IP
  • Trend scouting and ideation

What you will need

  • PhD in material science, physics or similar discipline and optionally postdoctoral experience in an interdisciplinary field.
  • Deep Understanding in polymer physics, rheology, mechanics and optics. Interest for polymer chemistry and ability to collaborate with chemists on multidisciplinary challenges.
  • Professional scientific experience in the fields of simulation, mathematics, electronics / optics, design of experiments, data analysis advantageous
  • Competence and enthusiasm to extract relevant information from literature and patents and to transfer it to own work
  • Motivation to cope with challenging and changing new tasks and interest for trends.
  • Proactive, team oriented and analytic workstyle. Hands on mentality in the lab and pilot center.
  • Excellent English skill

Excellent English skill

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.