Asylum Research


Corporate
Office

 

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company
6310 Hollister Ave
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
www.AsylumResearch.com

[Map]

805-696-6466 – voice
888-472-2795 – toll free
805-696-6467+ ext. – direct voice
805-696-6444 – fax

Probe Store support
probestore@AsylumResearch.com

Request permission to use images, product photos, etc., web problems.
webmaster@AsylumResearch.com

Technical support: Applications/MFP-3D and Cypher
support@AsylumResearch.com

Directions

Driving north on 101, exit Fairview Ave. Go straight at the light at the end of the exit and go back over the freeway. Stay in the right hand lane. Go to the second stop light at Hollister Ave. Take a right on Hollister Ave. Asylum Research is up about 1/4 mile on the right hand side across from the airport tower. [Map]

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US Sales

 

Rob Cain, rob.cain@oxinst.com
Sales Manager - Americas
cell: (202) 271-8466

Mark Reitsma, mark.reitsma@oxinst.com
US Technical Sales
cell: (312) 566-7776

Ryan Fuierer, ryan.fuierer@oxinst.com
US Technical Sales
cell: (919) 280-4460

 


Worldwide
Sales

 

Asylum Research offers worldwide sales and support. If you are interested in a sales quote and you reside in a country not listed below, please contact us at our US sales office.

US and World Sales

Africa

Asia Pacific

Australia and New Zealand

Brazil

Canada

Chile

China

Colombia

Continental Europe

Former Soviet Republics

India

Israel

Japan

Korea

Mexico, Central America,
Argentina, Ecuador, Peru

Middle East

Singapore and Malaysia

Taiwan

UK, Ireland and Scandinavia

       

US and Worldwide Sales

Jeff Jones, Jeff.Jones@oxinst.com
Senior VP Sales and Business Development, Worldwide Sales
6310 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93117
888-472-2795 – toll free
805-696-6467 ext. 226 – direct voice
805-696-6444 – fax


Africa

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Halifax Rd 
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP12 3SE
UK
+44 (0)1494 479369 – voice
+44 (0)1296 301053 – fax
www.AsylumResearch.co.uk

AFM.Info.UK@oxinst.com

Ralf Schniersmeier, Ralf.Schniersmeier@oxinst.com


Asia Pacific Sales

David Beck, PhD 
Vice President, Asia Pacific Sales
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company 
2F-1, NO. 27 Kuang-Hsin Rd.
Hsin-Chu, 300, Taiwan R.O.C.

+886-35788696– voice
+886-35789993 – fax
+886-988392267 – cell
David.Beck@oxinst.com


Australia and New Zealand

The Innovation Group Pty Ltd.
35 Bungarim Wynd
Sydenham 3037
Australia
+61 41 331 7749 – cell

www.innovationgroup.com.au
www.nanotechnology.com.au

Dr. Shane Huntington, director@innovationgroup.com.au


Brazil

Altmann s.a. Importação e Comércio
Av. das Nações Unidas, 13.771-bl 1-7º andar - 04794-000
São Paulo, Brasil
+55 11 2198-7198 / 5507-3302 – voice
786-212-1475 – fax
+55 11 2198-7155 – mobile
www.altmann.com.br

Arthur R. Altmann, arthur@altmann.com.br


Canada

Spectra Research Corporation
5805 Kennedy Road
Mississauga L4Z 2G3
Ontario, Canada
+11 905-890-0555 – voice
+11 905-890-1959 – fax
www.spectraresearch.ca

Paul Greenwood, paulg@aca.ca


Chile

Tecnologia e Instrumentacion Dertec LTDA
La Pifilca 7836
Las Condes
Codigo Postal 7560653
Santiago, Chile
9332886 - 08/90302082 – voice

José Ignacio Devilat R., i.devilat@dertec.cl


China

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Sales hotline: 400-621-5191
Service hotline: 400-622-5191

Beijing
Unit 1, Building A, No. 66 Zhufang Road, Haidian District
Beijing 100085
+86-10-8271-9066 - voice
+86-10-8271-9055 - fax

Technical Sales:

Fang Liu, PhD, Fang.Liu@oxinst.com
+86 186 1029 8238 – mobile

Eric Liu, Eric.Liu@oxinst.com
+86 151 0106 0909 – mobile

 

Applications/
Support:

Peng Cheng, PhD

AFM.Support.CN@oxinst.com
400 622 5191 – hotline

Shanghai
1F, Building 60, 461 Hongcao Rd, Xuhui District
Shanghai, 200233
+86-21-6127-3858 - voice
+86-21-6127-3828 - fax

Technical Sales:

Lucky Liu, Lucky.Liu@oxinst.com
+86 177 1739 2687 – mobile

 

Applications/
Support:

Jianjun Yao, PhD 
Eddy Xie

AFM.Support.CN@oxinst.com
400 622 5191 – hotline

Guangzhou
Room 509, Yingbin No.1 building, No.41, Dashi Paragrapy, Yingbin Road
Panyu District, Guangzhou, 511430
+86-20-8364-9196 - voice
+86-20-8271-9996 - fax

Technical Sales:

Shawn Xue, Shawn.Xue@oxinst.com
+86 156 2273 5695 – mobile


Colombia

Vortex Company
Calle 173 No 49B-61
Bogotá, Colombia
+57 483-8283 – voice
+57 759-8292 – fax
+57 320-202-8391 – cell
www.vortexcompanyltd.com

Carlos Alberto Villallinas, cvillallinas@vortexcompany.co


Continental Europe

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Borsigstrasse 15a, 65205
Wiesbaden, Germany
+49-0612-2937-0 – voice
+49-0612-2937-190 – fax

www.asylumresearch.de
sba.de.info@oxinst.com

Sales:

 

Ralf Schniersmeier, Ralf.Schniersmeier@oxinst.com
Director of European Sales
Mobile: +49 172 630 2477

Andreas Fayt, Andreas.Fayt@oxinst.com
European Technical Sales
Mobile: +49 172 630 2270

Julien Lopez, Julien.Lopez@oxinst.com
European Technical Sales
Mobile: +33 6 66 67 73 32

 

Applications
and Support:

AFM.Support.EU@oxinst.com
+49-621-762117-0 (Germany)
+33 2 37 41 41 95 (France) 



Former Soviet Republics
Russian Federation, Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Georgia and Turkmenistan

Intertech Corporation
3 Commerce Drive
Atkinson, NH 03811 USA
+1 603-893-9566 – voice
+1 603-553-6267 – cell
www.intertech-corp.ru

Tim Kiernan, tkiernan@intertechcorp.net


India

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Oxford Instruments India Private Limited
Unit No. 11, Marwah's Complex,
Krishanlal Marwah Marg,
Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400 072
India
 
+ 91 22 4253 5100 – voice
+ 91 22 4253 5110 – fax
+ 91 22 4253 5143 – tel direct
+ 91 99 8089 0247 – cell

Manju Kumar, manju.kumar@oxinst.com


Israel

Nano Instruments Ltd.
11 Duchifat Street
Bar-Hefer, 4284200 Israel
+972-54-7766639 – cell
+972-9-8788712 – fax
www.nanoi.co.il

Gil Amzalag, gila@nanoi.co.il


Japan

Oxford Instruments Asylum Research, Japan
IS Building, 3-32-42,
Higashi-Shinagawa,
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo,
140-0002, Japan
+81-(0)3-6732-8969 – voice
+81-(0)3-6732-8939 – fax
www.asylumtec.co.jp

Sales:

Yasushi Deguchi, Sales.Asylum.JP@oxinst.com

 

Applications/ Support: Dr. Koji Ishii, AFM.Support.JP@oxinst.com

Korea

NanoWin Co. Ltd
#403 GwangMyeong Bldg
89 Seongnae-ro
Gangnam-gu
Seoul 05396 Korea
+82-2-2040-7713 – voice
+82-2-2040-7714 – voice
+82-11-842-2718 – cell
+82-2-2050-7715 – fax
www.inanowin.com

info@inanowin.com

Byungyoung Choi, bychoi@inanowin.com
Raehwan Cho, cho@inanowin.com


Mexico, Central America, Argentina, Ecuador, Peru

Micra Nanotecnologia
Av. Unidad Modelo No. 38
Col. Unidad Modelo Deleg. 
Iztapalapa, C.P. 09089 Mexico D.F.
+52 (55) 8502-5000 – voice
+52 (55) 8502-6000 – fax
www.micra.com.mx

Carlos Segovia, csegovia@micra.com.mx
Abdiel Garcia, abdiel.garcia@micra.com.mx


Middle East

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Halifax Rd 
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP12 3SE
UK
+49 172 630 2477 – Mobile
www.AsylumResearch.co.uk

AFM.Info.UK@oxinst.com

Ralf Schniersmeier, Ralf.Schniersmeier@oxinst.com


Singapore and Malaysia

Crest Technology Pte Ltd
4 Loyang Lane
#05-02
Singapore 508914
+65-6546 4811 – voice
+65-6546 4822 – fax

www.crest-technology.com

Marcus Chia, marcus@crest-technology.com


Taiwan

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
2F-1, NO. 27 Kuang-Hsin Rd.
Hsin-Chu, 300, Taiwan R.O.C.

+886-35788696– voice
+886-35789993 – fax
+886-988392267 – cell
sba.tw.sales@oxinst.com

David Beck, David.Beck@oxinst.com


UK, Ireland and Scandinavia

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments company
Halifax Rd 
High Wycombe
Buckinghamshire
HP12 3SE
UK
+49 172 630 2477 – Mobile
www.AsylumResearch.co.uk

AFM.Info.UK@oxinst.com

Ralf Schniersmeier, Ralf.Schniersmeier@oxinst.com


Internships

Summer Internship - Santa Barbara

Our summer internship positions are now full. Please check back with us next spring.


Careers

Employment Opportunities

Applications Scientist - China

Country Manager - China

Software Development Manager - Santa Barbara, CA

Software Engineer - (two positions open) - Santa Barbara, CA

Software Quality Assurance Engineer- Santa Barbara, CA

Oxford Instruments Career Website/Apply for the position


Applications Scientist - China

Asylum Research, the technology leader in Atomic Force and Scanning Probe Microscopy (AFM / SPM) is seeking an experienced Applications Scientist to join our China Team. With a solid academic background in the physical or biological sciences, and a minimum of 5 years practical and theoretical AFM experience, you will be joining a team of professionals that is dynamic, innovative, and at the forefront of the nanotechnology instrumentation field.

The Role

  • Perform AFM/SPM product demonstrations for prospective customers
  • Generate sample data and reports for sales support and product presentations
  • AFM/SPM general use and applications training both in-house and at customer site
  • Provide technical support for AFM/SPM products via phone, internet, or onsite visit
  • Install AFM/SPM instruments and accessories at customer sites
  • Give technical presentations at workshops, seminars, scientific conferences, and customer meetings
  • Collaborate with key customers on application development
  • Test new products and generate reports for development and manufacturing teams
  • Cooperate closely with sales staff to achieve company targets

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • An advanced degree in physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, material science, or biology
  • Strong background in Scanning Probe Microscopy (SPM) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM)
  • Experience in polymer science, material science, molecular biology or similar field
  • Excellent communication skills. Fluency in Mandarin is essential. Fluency in English is highly desirable
  • Willingness to spend approximately 2 months training in Santa Barbara before moving to Shanghai
  • Willing and able to travel at least 50% of the time

The Company

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments' company, is the technology leader in AFM and SPM for both materials and bioscience applications, dedicated to providing innovative instrumentation for nanoscience and nanotechnology customers worldwide. Through technological leadership, with over 300 years' combined experience among our staff, Asylum Research pioneers AFM instrumentation and innovation. Oxford Instruments is a global technology-focused company with manufacturing facilities, offices and service centers worldwide.

Apply for the Position

Asylum Research offers a creative and casual work environment as well as a competitive salary and benefits program. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, visit http://www.oxford-instruments.com/careers or send your resume, cover letter and salary expectations to Judy.Lu@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.oxinst.com/afm/afm.


Country Manager - China

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company and the technology leader in atomic force and scanning probe microscopy is seeking a technical and highly motivated Country Manager to mentor our talented China team and deliver projected growth in a competitive high tech instrument market.

The Role

  • Lead and manage the team in China which consists of technical sales, applications scientists, and field service engineers to support performance and achievement of regional targets.
  • Establish and maintain key customer relationships in order to deliver individual and regional sales targets.
  • Provide timely and insightful market feedback regarding competition including sales amount and volumes, company trends, and other important factors that have an impact on the business.
  • Develop and maintain distribution channels to expand overall country coverage.
  • Provide the business with local market intelligence including country-wide economic and technology trends, emerging industrial applications, and academic funding forecasts.
  • Work with senior management to develop new markets and segments for existing product lines, and collaborate with headquarters to establish and implement a regional marketing program which maximizes product sales.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • A degree in material science or a similar relevant field; PhD desirable
  • At least 5 years of experience in high tech instrument sales and a thorough understanding of the technical instrumentation sales process in the China market
  • Proven experience successfully managing a team of five or more technically savvy individuals
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to drive sales and other behavior in support of business growth targets
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication skills and fluency in spoken and written English
  • Outstanding organizational, administrative and reporting abilities with proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Willingness to travel and stay overseas as required and without restriction, subject to normal visa requirements
  • A clean driving license

Business Overview

Asylum is a part of a successful and rapidly expanding global company, Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and academic research. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter and salary expectations to Judy.Lu@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at www.AsylumResearch.com.

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. EOE/M/F/D/V

Note to recruitment agencies: Oxford Instruments does not accept agency CV's. Please do not forward details to our jobs alias, Oxford Instruments employees or any other company location. Oxford Instruments is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CV's.


Software Development Manager ($125k+)

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company, is seeking a software development manager to join our fast-paced, collaborative software development group in Santa Barbara, California. Our pragmatic DevOps software team is entering an exciting time of expansion and new product development, and we are looking for a few more talented people to establish a solid foundation for this growth. As an essential member of the software team, your contribution will enable our instruments to analyze data at the cutting edge of nanotechnology.

The Role

  • Lead and grow a talented team of embedded / C++ and UX developers, as well as a growing QA group
  • Build and develop the software team in size and capability by directing recruitment, managing performance and providing overall leadership support for individuals and the group as a whole
  • Monitor project progress and utilization of available resources within the software group, and adapt as needed to efficiently and effectively meet agreed deadlines and specifications
  • Facilitate productive communication between functional development teams and between the overall software group and other parts of the company (marketing, R&D, hardware, management, etc)
  • Function as a hands-on member of the software development team as needed

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least 5, ideally 10, years of experience developing software for advanced instrumentation, factory automation, or a related technical field
  • Management experience, preferably leading a software development team
  • Experience with DevOps, QA, continuous integration, change and release management
  • Knowledge of C++ and C# as well as scripting languages and Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Advanced working knowledge of Agile software development processes
  • The ability to effectively lead a group of very technically skilled software engineers and to understand multiple perspectives in order to plan and manage the overall software development strategy
  • Exceptionally clear communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • The ability to inspire others to contribute and excel at what they do
  • Degree in scientific, engineering or computer related field; or equivalent experience

Business Overview

Asylum is a part of a successful and rapidly expanding global company, Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and academic research. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter and salary expectations to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.oxinst.com/afm.


Software Engineer (2 openings; $85k+)

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company, is seeking two software engineers to join our fast-paced, collaborative software development group in Santa Barbara, California. Our pragmatic DevOps software team is entering an exciting time of expansion and new product development, and we are looking for a few more talented people to establish a solid foundation for this growth. As an essential member of the software team, your contribution will enable our instruments to analyze data at the cutting edge of nanotechnology.

The Role

  • Develop and implement an innovative, robust and reliable software interface for high-tech instrumentation
  • Collaborate and communicate with colleagues using Agile development methodologies
  • Participate in software design reviews and provide ongoing support for existing products
  • Produce and maintain documentation that supports colleagues in other departments and allows for the extension or maintenance of existing software

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering or computer related field; or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of experience developing user interface software, ideally for advanced instrumentation
  • Proficiency in C# and familiarity with, or willingness to learn, other programming languages
  • The ability to manage projects and handle several complex and intricate tasks simultaneously
  • Willingness, flexibility and enthusiasm to collaborate and solve complex problems
  • The ability to communicate and work effectively within a team and across multiple departments
  • A maintained knowledge and interest in current software technologies and advancements in the field

Business Overview

Asylum is a part of a successful and rapidly expanding global company, Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and academic research. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter and salary expectations to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.oxinst.com/afm.


Software Quality Assurance Engineer ($75k+)

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company, is seeking a software quality assurance engineer to join our fast-paced, collaborative software development group in Santa Barbara, California. Our pragmatic DevOps software team is entering an exciting time of expansion and new product development, and we are looking for a few more talented people to establish a solid foundation for this growth. As an essential member of the software team, your contribution will enable our instruments to analyze data at the cutting edge of nanotechnology.

The Role

  • Develop and maintain both manual and automated test cases that support software development goals and enable our software to be repeatable, predictable and scalable upon release
  • Plan and manage the next generation of application-based test cases throughout development
  • Provide accurate timelines for test case writing and execution, and regularly communicate testing metrics with developers to demonstrate the status of daily builds
  • Own the bug tracking package and resolution process

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • A proven track record of software QA/testing in a high tech product development environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in scientific, engineering or computer related field; or equivalent experience
  • Experience with scripting, test automation and exploratory testing
  • Familiarity with C# or other object oriented languages as well as working in a .NET environment
  • Willingness, flexibility and enthusiasm to collaborate, learn, and solve complex problems in a brand new department within the software team
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong relationships across departments

Business Overview

Asylum is a part of a successful and rapidly expanding global company, Oxford Instruments plc, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for industry and academic research. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, please send your CV along with a cover letter and salary expectations to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at http://www.oxinst.com/afm/afm.


Asylum Research is an EO/EA Employer
Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

 


Asylum Research • 6310 Hollister Ave. • Santa Barbara, CA 93117 • 888-472-2795805-696-6466 voice • 805-696-6444 fax • info@AsylumResearch.com