Management - Leuven | More than two weeks ago
Now more than ever, advancements in
performance for logic, memory and interconnects are highly dependent on
material and process innovations. Therefore, we are looking to hire a
Scientific Director (m/f) with a broad technical leadership in the field of
materials for semiconductor applications and deposition thereof.
As Scientific Director, you will engage in in-depth technical discussions with imec’s partners, including the supplier community as well as the IDM’s (Integrated Device Manufacturers) end customers, to understand the industrial short- and longer-term needs and challenges. In addition, you will use your academic network to keep a finger on the pulse of research trends and to scout for potential further out opportunities. Based on the information from his external network and using your background experience, you will translate the long-term material roadmap into a process & deposition strategy for the Unit Process and Modules (UPM) department. You will do this together with imec’s key experts. As such, you will be a bridge builder that will link the expertise of material, device, process, materials characterization, and integration experts to create a path forward.
In alignment with senior management, you will help the R&D managers to translate the department strategy into a plan of execution. In that role, you will also act as a mentor for the R&D staff and students in the deposition groups. Together with the supplier account managers, you will look for opportunities to strengthen the collaboration between imec and its IDM & supplier communities. You will help to define joint development projects (JDPs) that will enhance and expand imec’s deposition capability and unlock new materials to be integrated in the most advanced nanodevices.
Your key responsibilities are:
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 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 competitive salary with many fringe benefits.