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Labex ACTION has over 200 academic and scientific staff across 3 research laboratories, at work on large research projects that gather a diversity of talents, from optics to mechanics, from ICT to microtechnologies...Looking for new challenges ?

Whether you are an engineer, a postdoc or a PhD, you wish to work alongside recognised scientists and to develop innovative projects related to "smart systems" in a suitable technological environment, the Labex ACTION regularly offers job opportunities that would suit you.


Current positions :


Internship (6 to 10 months) SEMSAW project
Characterization of Surface Acoustic Waves using Microrobotics and Scanning Electron Microscopy

Start date: ASAP
Location: FEMTO-ST institute (Besançon, France)
Contact : sounkalo.dembele[at]femto-st.fr


 Post-doctoral position  "Accelerated aging of PEM fuel cells"

Candidate profile: PhD. in electrical engineering, Experience in fuel cell systems and applications
Fixed-term contract (12 months)
Start date: 01/01/2014
Location: FEMTO-ST institute (Belfort, France)
Contact : daniel.hissel@univ-fcomte.fr

PhD Thesis "Collective dynamics and soliton-based waveguides in periodic nonlinear lattices for vibration energy harvesting applications"

Start date: 01/10/2013
Location: FEMTO-ST institute (Besançon, France)
Contacts : najib.kacem@univ-fcomte.fr, noureddine.bouhaddi@univ-fcomte.fr

PhD position 2013-2016  "Periodic functional composites for broadband vibroacoustic absorption"

 Location: FEMTO-ST institute (Besançon, France)
Contact: morvan.ouisse@univ-fcomte.fr


Postdoctoral Researcher "Design and fabrication of an endomicroscope based on MOEMS/microoptical technologies for early diagnosis of cancer"

Location: FEMTO-ST institute (Besançon France)
Contact: christophe.gorecki@univ-fcomte.fr

Funded PhD position (MESR) "Genetic algorithms for mode-locked lasers"

Location: CNRS Laboratory ICB, University of Burgondy, Dijon, France
Contact: philippe.grelu@u-bourgogne.fr

Tenure-track position Design, study and fabrication of "smart systems" embedded in physical structures

The University of Franche-Comté (UFC, Besançon, France) is a core partner of the Labex ACTION, through the FEMTO-ST Research Institute. In this framework, UFC opens a tenure-track position for:

  1. Research dedicated to micro/nanotechnologies for "Smart Systems",
  2. Teaching in dedicated Masters of Engineering,
  3. Development of international partnerships.

For this last mission, the hired person will be involved in the implementation of the International Collegium "SMYLE" project in partnership with EPFL (Switzerland), which is connected to the Labex ACTION activities.
Any questions can be addressed to: chair-excellence.action@femto‐st.fr


Associate Professor Position in Electrical Engineering at the University of Franche-Comté

This position is in the framework of the Laboratory of Excellence (LABEX) ACTION, which deals with the smart systems, and in the framework of the International Collegium with EPFL. The candidate
will develop international research projects with EPFL on research topics described below (eg researchers Neuchâtel LAI).
Any questions can be addressed to: chair-excellence.action@femto‐st.fr




With the financial support of:

anr   Conseil régional de franche-comtécagb