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R&D engineer nanoimprint lithography

Hands-on research in NIL, process development and device prototyping

What you will do

Imec’s Advanced Patterning activities are developing the next generation of lithographic patterning for a wide variety of applications. In this R&D activity, we are currently looking for an R&D engineer to support our Nanoimprint Lithography (NIL) tool. He/she will actively participate in the development of nanoimprint lithography as the primary engineer responsible for imec’s Fab NIL tool. For this challenging task, we are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person for hands-on research in NIL, process development and device prototyping. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Acting as the primary engineer responsible for the automated NIL tool
  • Mastering requests for new applications and creating tool recipes
  • Characterizing new resists and substrates for NIL
  • Collaborating in a dynamic multidisciplinary and multicultural environment in close cooperation with researchers, hardware engineers, operations, industry assignees, and device and process experts.
  • Regular reporting in a consistent and rigorous way.

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 imec.academy, '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.

Who you are

  • You are a self-motivated engineer, who seizes opportunities and is enthused by new challenges.
  • You have a master’s degree in science or engineering or equivalent experience.
  • You have experience with processing equipment. Experience with processing in a high-tech laboratory cleanroom environment is a plus.
  • You speak fluent English.
  • You take the initiative and work independently, while being part of a team.
  • You are result-driven and flexible to meet stringent deadlines with quality output.

The imec environment requires a good team player with competent communication and reporting skills. Given the international character of imec, a good knowledge of English is mandatory.

IMEC and its affiliates will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. IMEC will consider unsolicited referrals and/or resumes submitted by vendors such as search firms, staffing agencies, professional recruiters, fee-based referral services and recruiting agencies (hereafter “Agency”) to have been referred by the Agency free of charge. IMEC will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have a prior written agreement with IMEC, validated by its HR department, in place regarding a specific job opening and allowing to submit resumes.


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