Senior Scientist in Optics | Alcon

Date Posted: 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Position Location: 
Fort Worth, Texas
Job Description: 

Job ID 123404BR
Posting Title Sr. Scientist III - Optics
Division Alcon
Business Unit Alcon - Research & Development
Country USA
Work Location Fort Worth, TX
Company/Legal Entity Alcon Research, Ltd.
Functional Area Research
Job Type Full Time
Employment Type Regular
Job Description This position is to support multifocal intraocular lens projects on optical design, simulation and product specifications. Serve as senior optical designer on a presbyopia-correction project within the Surgical Research group. Lead internal team members and external consultant resources to develop optical design and simulation capability for a presbyopia-correction intraocular implant. Provide final optical designs and initial optical specifications with the inputs from project core team. Analyze data from optical laboratory/computer simulation to understand and optimize performance of optical prototypes and provide technical guidance on metrology and fabrication. Interact with external consultants and contractors to develop technology and conduct necessary research.

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Minimum requirements Ph.D. in Optics preferred. 5 years, including medical device industry is required. Fluency in optics design software (such as Zemax) is a must. Experience with ophthalmic, visual optics, or imaging system design is desired. Good command of programming skills with MATLAB/C/C++ is required. Fluency in English is essential; Fluency in other languages is a plus.