Intel Job Opening for PhD Candidates


The Portland Technology Development group of Intel Corporation currently has openings for physical science Ph.D.s to support/direct R&D of advanced processing methods. Candidates hired for these positions will be responsible for developing the next generation of Intel’s microprocessors.

Ph.D. candidates in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related fields are encouraged to apply. Criteria for selection include: a strong academic record, demonstrated experimental and data analysis expertise, superior critical thinking skills, an ability to drive and take responsibility for projects and a solid peer-reviewed publication record. Experience using and maintaining scientific equipment is preferred. Semiconductor processing experience is not mandatory.

Openings are immediately available at Intel’s primary development facility (Ronler Acres) located ~10 miles west of Portland, OR. Please see a more detailed job description included below. 

Interested candidates should email resumes to ricardo.nava@intel.com

Ricardo Nava

PTD Intel Corporation

Job Description:

PTD Module Engineers are responsible for leading scientific research enabling manufacture of innovative device architectures coupled with the realization of these architectures. Designing, executing and analyzing experiments necessary to meet engineering specifications for their process. Participate in development of intellectual property. Development of the equipment necessary to exploit the understanding gained in research (in collaboration with equipment suppliers). Work effectively with the equipment supplier to identify shortcomings, propose and evaluate hardware modification to mitigate issues. Operate manufacturing line in order to integrate the many individual steps necessary for the manufacture of complex microprocessors. Insitu ramp to manufacturing volumes to demonstrate the technology meets requirements while simultaneously transferring the technology to counterparts in manufacturing via the Copy Exactly! Methodology. Install and qualify manufacturing capacity at the development site and audit installation/qualification and supervise first full loop at the production site.

This is an entry-level position and compensation will be given accordingly

Qualifications:

You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience listed below would be obtained through a combination of your school work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Candidate must possess a Master’s degree (with a minimum of 2 years of experience) or a PhD degree(with a minimum of 1 year of experience) in Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Physics or Chemistry or a related field with experience in one or more of the following:
  • Semiconductor materials and characterization
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) or Design of Experiments (DOE) principles and engineering analysis tools
  • Analytical Techniques

Job Type:

College Grad

Shift:

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Business group:

Intel strives to make every facet of semiconductor manufacturing state-of-the-art — from semiconductor process development and manufacturing, through yield improvement to packaging, final test and optimization, and world class Supply Chain and facilities support.  Employees in the Technology and Manufacturing Group are part of a worldwide network of design, development, manufacturing, and assembly/test facilities, all focused on utilizing the power of Moore’s Law to bring smart, connected devices to every person on Earth

Posting Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.