The Graphene Flagship unites 150 of the primary European research groups and companies in a combined effort to push research in 2D materials towards practical applications – from the lab to the fab. 2D materials offer exciting possibilities for electronics in terms of performance, functionality, price and form factor. In the Graphene Flagship electronics workpackage, DTU works on development of emergent electronic components based on graphene and transition metal dichalcogenides.
DTU wish to employ a post-doctoral researcher for 24 months to carry out research in device fabrication based on both exfoliated and CVD materials, to develop, study and optimise short channel transistors, optimise contact resistance, and investigate ways to encapsulate 2D materials using scalable materials and methods. You will work in a friendly team in a stimulating international environment, and can take advantage of the expertise in the centre of excellence, CNG, and our 1500 m2 state-of-the-art cleanroom facility, DTU Nanolab.
- Candidates should have a PhD degree in physics or equivalent.
- Expertise in 2D materials device fabrication (with electron beam lithography) and electrical characterisation.
- Experience with graphene synthesis, transfer and integration is relevant
- Solid theoretical background and knowledge of concepts and methods in the field/literature, especially within semiconductor physics, quantum mechanics, electronics
- Experience with application of 2D materials is a bonus
- Other relevant characterisation techniques for graphene such as Raman spectroscopy, SEM, TEM and AFM
Other relevant qualifications
- Scientific production and research potential at international level
- Innovative skills and the ability to generate new ideas
- Independent problem-solving skills
- Excellent communication and language skills (English language)
- Experience with international collaborations and collaborations with industry
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and an academic freedom tempered by responsibility.
Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed with the relevant union. The period of employment is 2 years and must start no later than 1 April 2020.
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Further information may be obtained from Professor Peter Bøggild, tel.: +45 21362798, firstname.lastname@example.org,
You can read more about NANOMADE on www.fysik.dtu.dk/english/research/nanomade and the department of physics on www.fysik.dtu.dk/english.
Please submit your online application no later than 20 December 2019 (local time). Apply online at www.career.dtu.dk.
Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link “Apply online”, fill in the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:
- A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
- Curriculum vitae
- MSc/PhD diploma
- List of publications
Applications and enclosures received after the deadline will not be considered.
All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.
DTU Physics conducts cross-disciplinary research where micro- and nanotechnology is applied to a wide range of scientific disciplines (electronics, mechanics, chemistry, optics, fluidics, medical and biotechnology) as well as applications. The Nanoscale Materials and Devices section (NANOMADE) at DTU Physics is focused on basic and applied research, and with strong international collaborations. The 2D Electronic Materials group led by Peter Bøggild is involved in the EU Graphene Flagship and Centre of Excellence Center for Nanostructured Graphene.
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