A post-doctoral opening exists for an exceptional candidate to conduct leading edge research in the areas of advanced complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) devices, other advanced semiconductor device technologies, and memristive/resistive memory (ReRAM) and other forms of non-volatile memories. This research will support Sandia’s efforts in state-of-the-art technologies and Brain Inspired Computing (BIC).
The candidate must possess Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, or a related STEM field with an emphasis in electron device characterization, fabrication, or modeling. Ability to work in a cleanroom environment is required. Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q security clearance.
Strong background and understanding of semiconductor device physics, electrical characterization, and modeling. A demonstrated ability to write papers for publication in refereed journals. Basic experience with one or more common programming languages commonly used for programming laboratory equipment (LabVIEW, Python, etc). Experience using electronic device characterization instruments and knowledge of semiconductor fabrication processes are a plus. Organizational skills as well as the ability to interact well in a team environment are critical.
Responsible for developing, integrating, characterizing, and ensuring the reliability of radiation-hardened microelectronics fabricated in the Microsystems and Engineering Sciences Applications (MESA) facilities. Advanced device development activities are also a significant part of the team¿s work, focusing on end-of-the roadmap technologies such as resistive memories, optoelectronics, and heterogeneous integration.
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Position requires a Department of Energy (DOE) granted Q-level security clearance. Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre-employment drug testing, and a pre-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment.
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