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CNTFET lab researcher for exploratory logic
Employer: imec
Location: Leuven, Belgium
Employment Start Date: Flexible/to be discussed

Organization Description:

imec is an R&D hub for nano- and digital technologies. We believe in the combination of extremely talented people and a world-class infrastructure to enable a prosperous and sustainable future for all.

Job Description:

As a member of the Exploratory Device team you will design and build CNT based field-effect devices targeting high performance logic applications. You will work closely with our engineers and researchers to explore the device performance envelop, investigate the impact of CNT density/variability on the electronic properties and device performance in order to develop a solid foundation for CNT-based logic technology.  

Your main responsibilities are:

  • To design and fabricate transistors based on multi-CNT channels with CMOS compatibility in mind.  
  • To identify and demonstrate paths for device scaling including contact, channel length and gate stack engineering which will lead to improved transistor performance and lower power consumption.   
  • To expand electrical characterization capability to better capture CNT variability and quantify its impact. 
  • To collaborate with other imec researchers in materials evaluation and CNT variability/defect study to explore and establish mitigation strategies. 
    Guiding and supervising PhD students and/or post docs 

What we do for you

We offer you the opportunity to join one of the world’s premier research centers in nanotechnology at its headquarters in Leuven, Belgium. With your talent, passion and expertise, you’ll become part of a team that makes the impossible possible. Together, we shape the technology that will determine the society of tomorrow.

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and proud of our open, multicultural, and informal working environment with ample possibilities to take initiative and show responsibility. We commit to supporting and guiding you in this process; not only with words but also with tangible actions. Through, 'our corporate university', we actively invest in your development to further your technical and personal growth. 

We are aware that your valuable contribution makes imec a top player in its field. Your energy and commitment are therefore appreciated by means of a market appropriate salary with many fringe benefits.

  • We see your Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics, and your industrial or postdoc experience as key to be successful in this exciting role.  
  • We value your 3+ years hands-on experience in device design, fabrication, and characterization.  
  • We consider your experience with microelectronics device simulation as a plus.  
  • We are looking for your passion for this field. 
  • Our team needs an enthusiastic colleague who can work both independently and in a team 
  • We appreciate your excellent English communication skills and agility to work in a multicultural environment.
Job Application:

Apply here on the imec website:

Date Posted: February 28, 2023