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As a leading global supplier of wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, Lam Research develops innovative solutions that help our customers build smaller, faster, and more power-efficient devices.

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. Our success results from our employees' diverse technical and business expertise, which fuels close collaboration and ongoing innovation. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.

Join the Lam Research team, where you can play a vital role in the future of electronics and write your own success story.

Material Scientist /Technical Lead

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Heverlee, BE, 3001

Req ID: 148263

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Together we move the Atoms that move the World:

Imagine working on the front lines of innovation! As one of the semiconductor industry's leading suppliers of wafer fabrication equipment and services, our technology depends on finding and hiring the best and the brightest employees. We know that our dynamic, global team of exceptional employees is essential to our continued growth.


Lam Research - where successful people want to work:

We are a company comprised of people who work hard, deliver outstanding results and maintain a sense of humor during even the most challenging times. This is truly a rare opportunity. Lam Research is a market leader where our core values are not just words on the back of your badge. Given the criticality of this role to Lam Research's success, this philosophy starts with you.


As chipmakers move to advanced technology nodes, they are challenged to resolve ever smaller features and meet HVM productivity targets. Lam’s is bringing to market a breakthrough dry photoresist technology which addresses critical needs for improvement in EUV lithography resolution, productivity, yield, and environmental footprint.


Dry photoresist is enabled by Lam’s leadership in patterning, etch, and deposition technologies, leveraging co-optimization of the patterning process from resist application and stack deposition through final etching and cleaning. 

General Information

Lam is leading a collaboration with imec and ASML to optimize patterning process and explore EUV patterning limits for existing and future high-NA EUV scanners.  We are seeking an EUV lithography material and process expert to join our R&D team based at imec in Leuven, Belgium.


The selected candidate will work with multidisciplinary Lam Research and imec teams (Photolithography, Metrology, Dry Etch, Wet Process) to study, characterize and optimize EUV dry photoresist material.

Job Responsibilities
  • Technical leadership in EUV dry photoresist process at Lam Belgium
  • Ownership in specific C&F projects related to development and characterization of materials and associated processes for EUV lithography
  • Drive collaboration engagement with imec AttoLab and ASML high NA scanner
  • Characterization of exposure and development kinetics during lithography processing
  • Work with the team to design and execute experiments in imec 300mm semiconductor cleanroom using state-of-the-art technology.
  • Characterize patterning performance with state-of-the-art metrology and defect inspection tools
  • Document and communicate plans, status, and results of R&D projects in written reports and presentations, including the analysis and interpretation of data.
  • Closely work with technical teams at imec, ASML, and other Lam sites
  • Participate in JDPs meetings, communicate results generated within JDP
  • Regularly update professional skills, maintain follow-up of technical development.
  • The job will require limited international business travels and evening meetings to connect with teams from different time zones.
  • Valid work permit/visa for EU is required.
Qualification and Experiences
  • University degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Science
  • Minimum 10 years experience in semiconductor manufacturing, state-of-the-art photolithography, etch, and metrology equipment preferred
  • Experience in analytical and in material characterization techniques such as XPS, XRR, XRD, SIMS, ellipsometry.
  • Familiar with working in a chemical laboratory
  • In-depth understanding and working knowledge of Statistical Process Control (SPC) and/or Design of  Experiments (DOE)  
  • Strong aptitude for research/development and ability to build production-worthy technologies
  • Capable of working independently and to complete projects in a timely manner
  • Ability to work well in teams
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills to establish efficient relations in multicultural environment
  • Flexible with a strong sense of urgency
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Well organized




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Our work is everywhere you look – even if you can’t actually see it. Lam Research goes deeper than software or chips to the heart of the process that enables chip creation. So if you want to help power the components that empower everything, join us.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.




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