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Postdoc 2D-materials enhanced photonic ICs
Employer: imec
Location: Gent, Belgium
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

Imec performs world-leading research in nano-electronics. Imec leverages its scientific knowledge with the innovative power of its global partnerships in ICT, healthcare and energy. Imec delivers industry-relevant technology solutions. In a unique high-tech environment, its international top talent is committed to providing the building blocks for a better life in a sustainable society. Imec is headquartered in Leuven (Belgium) and has offices in the Netherlands, US, Taiwan, China, India and Japan. Its staff of more than 2,500 people includes over 750 industrial residents, guest researchers and scholarships.
This work is carried out in the context of the Graphene Flagship project (, a massive effort supported by the EU to bring graphene and other 2D-materials to practical use. 

Job Description:

You will:

  • develop novel integrated optoelectronic devices based on the integration of 2D-materials such as graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDCs) with high index contrast waveguides in Silicon or Silicon Nitride.
  • be involved in design, nanofabrication and characterization.
  • work closely together with other imec groups and with partners in the Flagship project.
  • coordinate the groups’ activities in the Flagship project and develop an own research line.

You have:

  • a PhD in the fields of photonics or physics.
  • a previous experience with 2D-materials research.
  • good communication and interpersonal skills to link research groups and project partners.
  • English language skills to work in imec’s international working environment
Job Application:

We offer you an extendable postdoctoral position of 1 year in the Photonics Research Group, imec’s associated lab at Ghent University.

Apply online at including your cv, publication list and contact details of at least one referee.

Date Posted: August 24, 2016