Printed and 3D electronics

Palo Alto, CA | hardware research and engineering

Job Description

PhD with a strong background in developing innovative ways of fabricating flexible, printed, hybrid electronics

About the Job

Responsibilities

The Electronic Materials and Devices Laboratory of PARC is seeking a creative Postdoctoral Scientist to develop new devices and processes at the cross-section of printed flexible electronics and additive manufacturing.  The candidate should be able to develop high impact solutions that contribute to the vision of additively fabricated smart objects with integrated, embedded electronics.

Requirements

  • PhD level candidate with physics, material science, electronics or chemistry education is preferred
  • Strong background in developing innovative ways of fabricating flexible, printed, hybrid electronics as part of large area, conformal, 3D devices
  • Previous exposure to application projects is an advantage
  • Experience in 3D fabrication/printing desirable
  • Candidates with interdisciplinary experience are strongly preferred
  • The scientist will need to work effectively with a multifaceted team, exchanging and cross-pollinating ideas on a daily basis, yet be able to execute research plans independently.

Benefits

We offer a very competitive salary package and full benefits (medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, 401K). PARC employees enjoy the use of onsite health & fitness center and collegial dining at our onsite cafeteria. The PARC campus is in a spacious modern building in close proximity to the resources and opportunities of Silicon Valley and benefits from nearby leading universities such as Stanford and Berkeley. It is also close to many amenities, top schools, and outdoor activities (see http://www.parc.com/about/culture.html).  PARC provides a highly diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (see http://www.parc.com/about/careers/).

About the Group

The Electronic Materials & Devices Laboratory (EMDL) is a group of physicists, material scientists, electrical engineers, and chemists with a passion for identifying future hardware needs and a history of innovation in creating new technologies to meet those needs. Our current research is focused primarily on printed electronics, MEMS, displays, amorphous and polycrystalline silicon systems, x-ray imaging, acoustic imaging, optoelectronic semiconductors, visible and UV lasers and LEDs, compact optical sensing systems, and bio-medical instrumentation. We enjoy the opportunity to publish externally and engage in strategic research with a variety of partners, from start-ups to the Fortune 50.

About PARC

PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs®. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients.

Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms – from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing – and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses.

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