Center for Tribology Research

Employment at CETR

CETR is an internationally recognized market and technology leader, designing and producing advanced computerized scientific instrumentation for studies of mechanical and tribological properties of various materials, from ceramics and metals to paper and bio-tissues, on nano and micro levels.

CETR high-tech products can be found throughout the world in leading universities, industrial research labs, engineering development, and quality control departments.

CETR offers an informal working environment providing you unlimited opportunity to grow professionally. You will surely enjoy being part of an organization that is exciting to work for.

CETR is located in Campbell, Northern California, 15 minutes from downtown San Jose and one hour from downtown San Francisco.

Currently Available Positions

Center for Tribology has an immediate need for:

Engineering Development Program Manager/Leader with a B.S. or M.S. in either M.E. or E.E. and with at least a 5-year experience as a system engineer / lead engineer / engineering manager in designing precision electromechanical instrumentation for materials tests and measurements, preferably on nano/micro-levels,

Mechanical Design Engineer with a B.S. or M.S. in M.E. and with at least a 3-year domestic experience in designing precision electromechanical instrumentation, preferably for materials tests and measurements on nano/micro-levels,

Nano-Instrumentation Design Engineer with a B.S. or M.S. in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Applied Physics with at least a 3-year experience in developing nano-instrumentation for materials testing, for example nano-indentation, nano-imaging,

Domestic Sales and Marketing Engineer with a B.S. or M.S. in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Physics or Materials Science and at least a 3-year domestic experience in either sales or marketing or application development of scientific instrumentation.

European Sales and Marketing Engineer/Manager with a B.S. or M.S. in either Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Physics or Materials Science and at least a 3-year experience in either sales or marketing of scientific instrumentation, with knowledge of European languages (German preferred) and a desire to either live in Central Europe or travel there frequently.


Attractive salary with excellent bonuses and benefits, great opportunities for growth!

Please submit your resume to hr@cetr.com

Human Resources
Center for Tribology, Inc.
1715 Dell Ave
Campbell, CA 95008