Research Engineer (IC Designer)

02 Jun 2023
End of advertisement period
02 Jul 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

Singapore Hybrid-Integrated Next-Generation μ-Electronics Centre (SHINE) in National University of Singapore (NUS) is looking for applicants for a Research Engineer position.

Research Objectives:
The candidate is required to:

  • Explore heterogeneous systems with silicon chips being integrated on unconventional substrates such as flexible and stretchable, for ultra-low power always-on and intelligent silicon platforms.
  • Work on innovative circuit techniques with very wide power-performance scaling to minimize the system energy while providing targeted levels of performance on demand. Such techniques will be investigated for digital sub-systems in advanced technologies.
  • Be responsible to conduct research at the circuit level, defining and validating design options and defining new integrated circuit techniques.


The candidate must possess:

  • Possess a Master’s degree in either Electrical Engineering or strictly related (e.g., Computer, Communication, or Information Engineering).
  • Activity performed in multiple research environments and industrial experience are highly valued. 
  • Expertise on the project scope, ultra-low power always-on and intelligent silicon platforms.
  • Knowledge on circuit and system-level chip design is valued.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills. 


  • Candidate should meet at least 4 criteria from the following list:
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Chemical Engineering, Physics, Material Science or its equivalent from a reputable University/Institute is preferred, or equivalent related experience. 
  • Experience in flexible electronics research, characterisation, metrology and electrical testing. 
  • Experience in using Die Bonder, 5D Aerosol Jet Printer, Thermoreflectance & Infared Thermography System, Micro Solder Ball Jet System.
  • Knowledge of integration process and performance evaluation of Si chiplet/SiC interposer structures.
  • Knowledge of thermal and thermomechanical modelling and analysis. 
  • Experience in handling and fabrication of phase change materials.
  • Open to fixed term contract.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: College of Design and Engineering
Department : Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 18689

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