PhD Student (m/f/d)

Job no.


Position Type

Research & Development

Working time

  • PhD student

Place of employment


What we offer:

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Job description: Semiconductor defect characterization is key for ensuring high-quality optical sensors. The PhD will establish and operate lifetime and defect characterization measurement setups (e.g. DLTS) for the characterization of integrated photo diodes with a strong focus on surface defect measurements. Academic supervision of the PhD work will be done in collaboration with Mr. Michael Waltl at the Technical University of Vienna.
  • Tasks & Responsibiities: Development of methods for characterization of defects in Si photo diodes; Implementation of partially custom-made measurement solutions; Analysis and evaluation of carrier lifetimes; Design of test structures to investigate behavior of building blocks and interfaces of photo diodes; Opto-electronic characterization of photo diodes; Physical modeling of photo diodes;

Your education and experiences

  • Master Degree in Physics or Electronics at University Level; Good understanding of semiconductor device physics; Fluency in English; Good problem solving and communication skills;
  • Additional knowledge in one or more of the following topics is of advantage: Knowledge in C/C++, Project R, Labview or Python; Knowledge in measurement techniques for microelectronics (MSM, C(V), DLTS, charge pumping etc.); Familiarity with wafer probers and instruments for microelectronics; Keithley instruments and scripting language LUA; TCAD device simulation.

Collective salary and wage agreement

We offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your performance, experience and qualification.
The employment is in accordance with the collective salary and wage agreement for employees of the electrical and electronics industry, employment group G (including passage for young professionals). (
We offer a higher compensation depending on your expertise and skills.

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