Are you eager to stimulate the general public to design an integrated circuit? This is a unique opportunity in which we would like to use a “citizen science” approach to increase the visibility of the electronics field within society. In this approach, we want to give the general public the opportunity to design an IC themselves, after which we take care of the prototype fabrication and characterization of the (e.g. 100) most interesting circuits. We want to use the results of this approach to generate an open access collection of design and characterization data that can be used to train machine learning algorithms for designing electronic circuits. Other researchers and organizations will not only be able to use this collection, but will also be invited to expand on it.
This position you will combine your passion for circuit design with your entrepreneurial spirit. Along with your highly developed organizational skills, you will interface with the press and other social media channels to promote this initiative. The vacancy is part of the research program in the “Integrated Circuits (IC)” group in the field of design methods for (high-frequency and mixed-signal) electronics for, among other things, future wireless systems.
Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is an internationally oriented research university, specialized in engineering, science and technology. TU/e is known for its major scientific impact and development of technological innovations. Our university is at the heart of society: TU/e focuses on complex societal challenges by specifically targeting three Strategic Areas with education and research: Energy, Health, and Smart Mobility.
The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) is one of the most successful departments in the Netherlands in the field of research in collaboration with industry. The department currently has approximately 1200 Bachelor and Master students and more than 300 PhD students.
You are responsible for developing and implementing all aspects of the “visibility” project:
In this postdoc position you will be the key scientist in the "Visibility" project in which we want to use a "citizen science" approach to increase the visibility of the electronics field within society.
For more information about the content of the position, please contact prof.dr.ir. Peter Baltus, email p.g.m.baltus[at]tue.nl.
For information about terms of employment, click here or contact Mrs. Linda van den Boomen, HR advisor, email l.j.c.v.d.boomen[at]tue.nl.
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Candidates will be selected based on graduation mark and proficiency at university including consideration of the reputation of the university, relevant experience and skills, writing skills and publications, work experience as well as performance in interviews.
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We look forward to your application and will screen it as soon as we have received it. Screening will continue until the position has been filled.