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R&D Engineer Logic Device Design
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, Taiwan, US, China, Japan and India. Its staff of more than 2,086 people includes over 550 industrial residents and guest researchers. For our Process Technology (PT) unit we are currently looking for a (m/f) R&D Engineer for Logic Device Design.

Job Description:

Job description

  • You will work in the Logic Device Design team of imec’s CMOST group. Your primary responsibility will be fabrication, characterization and benchmarking of exploratory devices.
  • Identification and development of materials suitable for use in high performance MOSFET devices.
  • Development of a process flow to build advanced device structures with good device characteristics.
  • Electrical device characterization.
  • Identification and addressing key issues to improve performance and scalability.
  • You will work directly with a talented and diverse multi-national team of imec technical staff (materials development and characterization, process team), but also with an international group of customer on-site assignees of the logic research program. Through your work, you will also have the opportunity to access imec’s advanced laboratory and state-of-the-art 200mm & 300mm wafer fabrication and test facilities dedicated to advanced technology research and development.


  • You have a Master’s or PhD degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics or Material Sciences.
  • Strong fundamental understanding of solid state device physics.
  • Strong understanding (working experience preferred) of deep sub-submicron FET architectures, including nanowires and finfet.
  • Significant experience with MOSFET fabrication in Si, SiGe/Ge, and/or III-V materials systems.
  • Additional technical experience in device modeling may be an asset.
  • Strong problem solving abilities in interdisciplinary areas.
  • Proven capabilities in the design, execution, and analysis of experiments.
  • Given the international character of imec, a fluent knowledge of English, both written and oral, is essential.
  • You have demonstrated your ability to work well within a cross functional team or environment.

We offer
We offer you a challenging position in an advanced high-tech environment, in an international and multicultural 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, long term disability insurance and a pension plan. Imec takes on the full cost of these insurances. On top of that you receive meal vouchers for each working day. 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: July 14, 2014