Research Fellow, Microelectronic Simulations

30 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Prof Aaron Thean’s lab in ECE Department of National University of Singapore is looking for a Research Fellow to contribute to projects related to microelectronic simulations.

The selected candidate is expected to

  • The candidate should have a background in Electrical and Computer Engineering/ Electronics/Physics.
  • Must have knowledge on modern computer memory and associated circuits, memory arrays and architecture, read/write operations, CMOS transistors
  • Very good hands-on experience with circuit simulations with HSPICE/LTSPICE. Experience in signal and power simulation of circuit. Comfortable in handling and understanding SPICE models. Nice-to-have: experience with cadence/mentor graphics circuit tools.
  • Very good hold on software tools: Matlab/Mathematica, Python programming.
  • Good hold/knowledge on hardware description language like Verilog (digital circuits) and Verilog-A (analog circuits).
  • Experience with TCAD tools (e.g. Sentaurus sde, sdevice, sprocess) for simulation of down-scaled silicon-based CMOS transistors, FinFETs, GAAFETs etc.
  • Additional skills: Experience with machine learning methods.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work with both academic and industry collaborators.

Interested applicants should send their motivation letter, curriculum vitae, and publication list via email to Dr Evgeny Zamburg ( or Ms Hephzibah ( ).


  • Ph.D degree in Microelectronics/ VLSI/ Computer science from a recognised University.
  • Experience in modelling and simulation of semiconductor devices, circuits, and systems.
  • Experience in lab-on-chip is a plus.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication especially in scientific writing and presentation skills.
  • Experience in writing high-impact international journals.

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More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 17048

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