Research Fellow, Materials and Device Physics; Magnetism and Spintronics

20 May 2022
End of advertisement period
17 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The successful candidate will work with Assistant Professor Anjan Soumyanarayanan on Electrical Characterization of Spintronic Devices under a project on Spin-Orbit Technologies for Intelligence at the Edge (SpOT-LITE).

The main responsibilities of the position include -

  • Design and fabrication of ultrathin magnetic film and devices.
  • Design and setup of electrical probe station apparatus.
  • Electrical characterization (DC,RF) measurements and analysis.
  • Data interpretation and manuscript writing.

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Qualifications/Discipline: PhD in Physics/Applied Physics/Electrical Engineering/Materials Engineering, or related discipline with a focus on electrical characterization of functional materials and devices.

Skills -

  • Background in materials physics, magnetism and spintronics.
  • Design and setup of electrical and characterization (DC, RF) apparatus.
  • Fabrication of ultrathin films and/or devices.
  • Electrical characterization, data analysis, and manuscript writing.
  • Programming for analysis and instrumentation.
  • Good team player, good communication skills and fast learner.


  • 5 years experience in experimental materials and device physics.
  • Those with no experience are also welcome to apply.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Faculty of Science
Department : Physics
Job requisition ID : 8094

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