The European Patent Office is currently recruiting Polymer Engineers

to work as Patent Examiners at its offices in Munich (DE), Berlin (DE) and The Hague (NL) in the fields of:

  • Polycondensates
  • Polyolefins
  • Applications; Absorbent Articles (e.g. diapers and feminine care); Non woven; Paper technology ; Electrophotography; Laminates; Fiber treatment and technology
  • Compositions
  • Additives
  • Coatings
  • Adhesives
  • Inks

Your profile:

  • national of an EPO member state
  • a full university degree in engineering or science
  • good knowledge of organic chemistry, preferably in polymer chemistry
  • good working knowledge of at least two of the EPO official languages (English, French and German) and willingness to learn the third before starting work as an examiner

Work experience in industry is not essential, but would be an advantage

The EPO offers:

  • an intellectually stimulating job with technical, legal and linguistic dimensions
  • a career offering a good work/life balance and job security
  • long-term employment in an international environment at the forefront of technology, exemption from normal work- and residence-permit procedures
  • an attractive salary, working conditions and social-security package (private medical insurance, pension scheme, relocation benefits and support)
  • intensive initial training in all aspects of patent examination, follow-up courses and language training.

For more details on this position and many other vacancies to work as a Patent Examiner in our offices in Munich (DE), Berlin (DE) and The Hague (NL), as well as details on how to apply, visit our employment pages.

Gaetan Belaud
Terra Firma Associates
The Loft, 49-50 Eagle Wharf Road
London N1 7ED
tel: +44 207 684 81 84

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Publicado/editado: 04/04/2007