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Postdoctoral Appointee: Semiconductor R& D
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Sandia National Laboratories | Albuquerque, NM
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Job Description


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 \(BIC\)\.


Type the list of Required Skills:

+ The candidate must possess Ph\.D\. in Electrical Engineering, Material Science, Physics, or a related field with an emphasis in electron device characterization, fabrication, or modeling\.
+ Ability to work in a cleanroom environment is required\.
+ U\.S\. Citizenship required\.


Type the list of Desired Skills:

+ 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\.

Department Description:

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\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

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\.

EEO Statement:

Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT

About Sandia National Laboratories

Sandia is a multiprogram laboratory operated by Sandia Corporation, a Lockheed Martin company, for the U.S. Department of Energy. With main facilities in Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA, Sandia has major R&D responsibilities in national security, energy and environmental technologies, and economic competitiveness.