at Air Liquide USA LLC in Newark, Delaware, United States
Research Scientist - Deposition Processes
Located in Newark, DE.
Research Scientist - Deposition Processes
World leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide is present in 80 countries with approximately 66,000 employees and serves more than 3,6 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen have been at the core of the company's activities since its creation in 1902. Air Liquide's ambition is to be the leader in its industry, delivering long-term performance and acting responsibly.
Entity and activity description
Air Liquide R&D centers, hosting a wide range of competencies, support the Group in achieving the highest level of excellence in the technologies it provides to its customers. The Delaware Innovation Campus (ICD) in Newark, DE provides innovation and technical support to Air Liquide's businesses and markets in the Americas and worldwide.
Our Delaware Innovation Campus, inaugurated in 2007, leads research and technology initiatives in 8 scientific and engineering disciplines. With researchers from 21 different countries, the Campus had the distinction of being named to the 2015 Philly Top Workplaces by the Philadelphia Inquirer and philly.com and cited in 2016 by the Delaware Business Times as one of "13 Cool Companies in Delaware." In 2017 we celebrated our 10th anniversary in Delaware and over 3,600 days without a recordable accident! In 2018 we celebrated 10 years of accident-free operations.
The Analysis & Fine Chemistry group in Air Liquide's Delaware Innovation Campus in Newark, Delaware is seeking a talented, collaborator, Ph.D researcher to join our multidisciplinary group supporting the development of new molecules for high-tech industrial applications. This team develops and tunes targeted molecules to suit customers application processes for use in electronics, automotive, aerospace and healthcare industries.
The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing and developing the precursor molecules and deposition processes of Silicon, Organometallic and inorganic compounds for application in the semiconductor, automotive, aerospace and healthcare processes. The processes will include the deposition of dielectric materials and/or metals by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) and Chemical Vapor deposition (CVD) techniques.Experience working with ALD tools and use of advanced metrology and characterization is highly desired.
Duties and Responsibilities
Serve as safety role model; promote a high level of safety awareness and continuous improvement in safety practices.
Cultivate and maintain knowledge of literature, patents and evolutionary trends related to the assigned technology area.
Contribute in for design, screening of organometallic precursors for deposition of dielectric and metal thin films,develop relevant metrology tools and developing ALD processes for application in the semiconductor.
Build knowledge in ALD processes, deposition precursor's structure and functional relationship based on ALD process performance.
Innovate new solutions and generate IP for the precursor portfolio. Support and foster existing customer relationships
Develop and sustain new customer/OEM/academic/consortia relationships
Understands customer needs and proactively address technology needs and lead R&D initiatives to bring solutions in reasonable timeline.
Develop and support new and alternative technologies
Interact with AL global business and marketing team
Interact from time to time on as-need basis with global R&D to: Lead and foster customer interactions, participate and present at technical conferences, lead or participate in Industrial partnerships and academic collaborations.
Qualifications & Competencies
PhD in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Material Science with specialization in ALD processes and ALD precursors
Understanding of ALD precursors, molecule structure/function relationship to ALD processes
Able to troubleshoot, design, and build deposition tools for laboratory experiments.
Expertise in areas such as design of experiments, thermal deposition tools, thin film material characterization, processing troubleshooting and other materials areas.
Experience in analytical techniques such as Ellipsometry, FTIR, XRR, XPS, AES, AFM, SIMS, SEM, TEM, EDX, RBS, UV-VIS and related spectroscopic... For full info follow application link.
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