Silicon Photonic MEMS development
High Tech Campus Villach, Europastraße 12, 9524 Villach, Austria

In the network of science and industry, the center offers research in four pioneering divisions: Sensor Systems, RF Systems, Power Electronics and System Integration.
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Your future responsibilities

  • Development of silicon photonic MEMS devices from concept to prototype
  • Analysis, multiphysics modelling (FEM), design (CAD) and optimization of silicon photonic MEMS devices and sensors
  • MEMS microfabrication and prototyping in clean room facility
  • Optical characterisations of MEMS devices
  • Scientific communication / reporting of research results
  • Project management and applying for new funding projects

Your profile

  • PhD degree in microengineering or in related fields such as mechanical or electrical engineering, or applied physics, with a focus on micro- and nanotechnology preferably with a specialization in silicon photonic MEMS
  • Good knowledge in semiconductor technologies and practical and professional experience in cleanroom microfabrication processes
  • Familiar with FEM simulation methods and tools
  • Interested in silicon photonic MEMS development and prior experience in designing MEMS devices
  • Interested in application-oriented development of innovative sensor and actuator concepts
  • Autonomous and well organized personality that enjoys working in a dynamic and multicultural team
  • Oral and written communication skills in English

Important facts

  • Beginning of the employment: as soon as possible
  • This position is endowed with a gross annual salary of € 42,742 based on the collective agreement for research („Forschungs-Kollektivvertrag“) and depending on your experience and skills.


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