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Fabrication Engineer Litography

Our research is focused on the development of new hybrid semiconductor-superconductor platforms to enable the application of Majorana bound states for …

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Lorentzweg, Delft, Zuid-Holland
Tijdelijk contract / Tijdelijke opdracht
Uren per week:
38 - 38 uur
€ 2640 - € 4166 per maand


Our research is focused on the development of new hybrid semiconductor-superconductor platforms to enable the application of Majorana bound states for topological quantum computing.

Material science and fabrication are the foundation and the enablers of qubit devices. We deal with complex stacks of different materials combined at the nanoscale and require state-of-the art metrology and in-depth morphological, structural and compositional analysis. Fabrication of qubit devices is a challenging, multi-step process pushing the boundaries of nanotechnology and nano-patterning techniques. You can play a key role in the development of our ground-breaking approach to quantum computing by helping to realize quantum devices with quality and control well beyond the current state of the art.

We are searching for an experienced nano-lithography engineer to operate and maintain 50kV electron-beam lithography system and to develop new nano-patterning recipes for qubit production.

Primary job responsibilities would include:

  • To develop high-yield, reproducible nano-patterning recipes and automated marker search routines for multi-layer patterning;
  • To monitor, control, and qualify the developed processes;
  • To perform preventive maintenance activities for the machine and keep in touch with manufacturer’s service engineers;
  • To identify and address potential areas for improvement, increase productivity through automatization, optimize tool availability and utilization;
  • To train new users and/or execute nano-lithography tasks for various users and projects.


  • Master's degree in a relevant field;
  • In-depth knowledge of state-of-the-art e-beam lithography (EBL), new generation resists and nano-patterning techniques;
  • At least 2 years of experience working with EBL, preferably as an operator of a machine or, at least, as an advanced user;
  • Materials Science/Semiconductor Physics background is a plus
  • Ability to quickly integrate and work in a multi-disciplinary, international team and effectively collaborate and communicate to meet the deadlines and deliver against program goals.


This is a full-time position for 38 working hours per week (1 FTE). The position is offered for one year initially with the prospect of extension based on good performance. The salary is based on scale 10 with a maximum of € 4166,- gross per month on a fulltime basis. TU Delft offers a customisable compensation package, a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers child care and an international primary school. Dual Career Services offers support to accompanying partners. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities.

For more information about this position, please contact Prof. Leo Kouwenhoven, e-mail: L.P.Kouwenhoven@tudelft.nl. To apply, please e-mail your CV, a list of publications, and the names and e-mail addresses of at least three references along with a letter of motivation addressed to Prof. dr. ir. Leo Kouwenhoven. Please e-mail the requested information to qutech@tudelft.nl. Please refer to vacancy number QuT18-059 in your application.

Screening of the applications will begin on July 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date is as soon as possible.