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

MFP-3D and Cypher technical support.
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

 

West Coast

Rob Cain, PhD
New York, NY
202-271-8466 – voice
805-696-6444 – fax
Rob.Cain@oxinst.com

Northeast

Rob Cain, PhD
New York, NY
202-271-8466 – voice
805-696-6444 – fax
Rob.Cain@oxinst.com

 

Southeast

Ryan Fuierer, PhD
100 Southcenter Court
Suite 900
Morrisville NC, 27560
[Map]
919-828-6490 – voice
919-280-4460 – mobile
919-828-6492 – fax
Ryan.Fuierer@oxinst.com

Midwest

Mark Reitsma, PhD
Chicago, IL

312-566-7776 – voice
805-696-6444 – fax
Mark.Reitsma@oxinst.com


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

Shanghai Branch
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
+86 189 1060 5187 – mobile

 

Applications/
Support:

Jianjun Yao, PhD 
Eddy Xie

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

Beijing Branch
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 9123 – 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

Guangzhou Branch
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

Learn more about applying for one of our 2016 summer internships! Download pdf


Careers

Employment Opportunities

Country Manager - China

Industrial Postdoctoral Researcher

Software Engineer - High Level - Santa Barbara, CA

Software Product Manager- Santa Barbara, CA

West Coast Technical Sales - Santa Barbara, CA

Oxford Instruments Career Website/Apply for the position


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.


Industrial Postdoctoral Researcher

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company and technology leader in Scanning Probe Microscopy, has a Postdoctoral Research position immediately available for a highly motivated and skilled experimentalist. As a postdoc with our company, you will use the latest SPM technology to investigate a variety of physical problems on the sub-micrometer level, including:

  • High resolution imaging
  • Nanomechanics
  • Ferro-and Piezo-electric materials
  • Nanoelectrical Measurements
  • Functional Energy Production and Storage
  • Fluid and Biological Imaging
  • Chemical Measurements

In addition to working on ongoing research projects as described above, you will publish in peer-reviewed journals, work on projects for deployment to end users and participate in development of next-generation SPM technology.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • PhD in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated publication writing and public speaking skills
  • Background in SPM research or related application areas such as energy, polymers, physics, or chemistry
  • Creative and independent thinking skills, along with the ability to work effectively in a collaborative and interdisciplinary setting

Apply for the Position

Asylum Research offers a creative and casual work environment with flexible hours and a chance to work with some of the most talented scientists and engineers in the field of SPM. We also provide a competitive salary and benefits program including medical, dental, vision and 401k. Postdoctoral positions are one-year appointments with possibility to extend. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send your CV and three references in PDF format to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.com. Please include the job title “Postdoctoral Associate” in the subject line. 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, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Software Engineer - High Level - Santa Barbara, CA

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company and the technology leader in atomic force and scanning probe microscopy is seeking an advanced Software Engineer to join our fast-paced, collaborative software development group in Santa Barbara, California. 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 research. In this role you will have the opportunity to write and maintain innovative code which enables our instruments to analyze data at the cutting edge of AFM and SPM technology.

The Role

  • Develop and implement inventive, robust and reliable software components and systems for the Asylum AFM software platform.
    Discuss, identify and agree software needs with marketing and engineering teams.
    - Develop required algorithms and integrate them into the software platform.
    - 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.
  • Train and manage applications staff to bug test all aspects of the software (high-level, low-level, real time and offline). Maintain bug database to replicate, classify, prioritize, fix and clear all system bugs.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least 5 years experience in development of high level software
  • Familiarity and/or experience with Igor / Matlab / Labview / C# / Python
  • Background or knowledge in motion control
  • B.S. in science or engineering field
  • A thorough understanding of the software development cycle from determining design requirements to
    development, integration, testing and delivery
  • Experience in advanced industrial instrumentation UI design
  • The ability to work with abstract and highly technical concepts, as well as to explain complex functionality to non-technical users and colleagues
  • 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

We provide flexible hours and a competitive salary and benefits program including medical, dental, vision and 401k. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter along with salary expectations to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at www.AsylumResearch.com.


Software Product Manager - Santa Barbara, CA

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company, is seeking a market-savvy and technically skilled product manager to drive the definition, development and implementation of our AFM software solutions. As our Software Product Manager, you will work with marketers, customers, designers and engineers to turn good ideas into successful and innovative products.

The Role

  • Collect market research from customers, competitors and internal technical experts
  • Set the strategy and vision for the Asylum software platform
  • Provide and present business justifications for major projects during the gate review process
  • Create and own product requirements, working with engineers and designers to review and execute or adapt throughout the development process
  • Guide and prioritize the work of software development teams to align with project schedules
  • Own new product launches and ensure all elements are in place for a successful introduction

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • B.S. in computer science, physical science, or the life sciences
  • Education or experience in best practices for software interface design
  • Experience working within a Scrum software development framework, ideally as a Product Owner
  • Ideally, at least 3 years of experience in the AFM market and basic operating knowledge of AFM. However, candidates with significant experience and demonstrated success defining or creating software user interfaces for other scientific instrumentation will also be considered
  • Exceptionally clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Able and willing to travel domestically and internationally (primarily to the UK) up to 20% time

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 provide a competitive salary and benefits program including medical, dental, vision and 401k. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter along with salary expectations in a single PDF to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.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.


West Coast Technical Sales - Santa Barbara, CA

Asylum Research, an Oxford Instruments Company, is looking for an experienced and technically savvy sales engineer to join our US sales team. 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. In this role, you will build relationships with new and existing customers in academia, government and industry in order to substantially grow our presence in the high-performance AFM market.

The Role

  • Manage and close direct sales in the West Coast region.
  • Develop and execute strategic sales and market development plans in accordance with company targets.
  • Qualify prospects and utilize your technical expertise to manage expectations with customer applications in order to ensure a good match with our product pricing and capabilities.
  • Maintain ongoing contact with existing and prospective customers in your region, and guarantee consistent
    customer satisfaction during and after every sale.
  • Coordinate with marketing and applications staff to schedule and organize equipment demos, sample imaging requests, technical workshops and any other sales-marketing activities.
  • Provide timely and accurate forecasts and reports for your region on a regular basis.

The Candidate

Successful candidates will have:

  • At least 2 years of sales experience
  • A scientific/technical background (in-depth AFM experience strongly desired)
  • Excellent negotiation and presentation skills
  • An innovative, proactive attitude and a passion for research instrumentation
  • Willingness to travel throughout North America (up to 75%)
  • The ability to manage uncertainty professionally and productively
  • Preferred candidates will have significant experience with sales of high end scientific instrumentation to
    major industrial organizations.

We provide flexible hours and a competitive salary and benefits program including medical, dental, vision and 401k. To apply for this outstanding opportunity, please send your resume and cover letter along with salary expectations to Erin.McClanahan@oxinst.com. For further information, please visit our website at www.AsylumResearch.com.


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