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Team Leader Computational Lithography
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, 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 2,080 people includes over 550 industrial residents and guest researchers.

Job Description:

Job description

As a Team Leader you will drive the performance of the Computational Lithography team to enable the development on 7nm test vehicles. Your team will participate in lithography activities in the Advanced Patterning Department at imec. This team works on imaging assessment and optimization in close interaction with design and device integration teams.

You will lead the computational lithography team in:

  1. Development of OPC technology for Advanced Patterning Center at imec for 7nm node and beyond.
  2. Definition/assessment of Design Rules and Design-Technology Co-Optimization for imec 7nm node and beyond.
  3. You will closely collaborate and build partnerships with EDA partners on innovative computational lithography solutions.




  • You have a PhD in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics.
  • You have 5-10 years of experience in computational lithography and OPC.
  • You have specialized knowledge of design-technology interaction.
  • You are an effective people manager with proficient planning and organization skills.
  • Given the international character of imec, a fluent knowledge of English is necessary.

We offer

We offer you a challenging position in an advanced high-tech environment, in an international team. This is your opportunity to contribute to technologies that will have an impact on tomorrow’s society.
We offer you an attractive salary added with competitive extra-legal benefits such as an interesting life insurance, hospitalization insurance and long-term disability insurance. Imec takes on the full cost of these insurances.
On top of that you receive meal vouchers for each working day. Furthermore, imec offers various training possibilities and social services, such as a company restaurant, ironing service, the possibility of day care nearby, holiday daycare and discounts in different sport clubs and shops.  To decrease our ecological footprint 100% of the transport by train is reimbursed by imec.

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Date Posted: October 15, 2014