Senior Photonic Researcher

August 21 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.

As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 70 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan. All of these particular traits make imec to be a top-class employer. To strengthen this position as a leading player in our field, we are looking for those passionate talents that make the difference! Currently we are looking for a motivated Senior Photonic Researcher.

The job

Within imec's Life Science and Imaging department, our group's R&D activities focus on the development of novel tools for diagnostics and sensing. We are looking for a motivated senior engineer to join the Life Science and Imaging department to work on integrated photonics technologies for life science applications. Your main tasks will be:

  • conceptualize integrated waveguide optics approaches to conventional bulky optic equipment,

  • use analytical design techniques as well as simulation tools to design integrated photonic systems such as phased arrays or beamformers,

  • collaborate with other designers to combine different technology platforms and align with the application experts to better understand the device or system requirements,

  • build and use advanced optical setups to characterize these devices with respect to optical performance and impact on the system functionality.

This job comes from a partnership with Science Magazine and Euraxess

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