Postdoctoral Fellow in Packaging and Interconnections Technologies

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    University of South-Eastern Norway
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    03/07/2019 23:00 - Europe/Athens
    Norway › Borre

The Faculty of Technology, Natural Sciences and Maritime Services has a vacant temporary position for a Postdoctoral Fellow in Electronic Packaging and Interconnections Technologies commencing from 01.08.2019.

The appointment is for a term of 3 years.

The position is at the Department of Microsystems and reports to the Head of Department. The place of employment is Campus Vestfold in Horten. The work will be in close collaboration with Integrated Detector Electronics AS in Oslo, and some work should be carried out at their site.

The Postdoctoral Fellow position is included in a project entitled "Advanced packaging for phonetics, optics and electronics for low cost manufacturing in Europe" with short name APPLAUSE, funded by the EU Horizon 2020 Programme and The research Council of Norway. In this project, USN participates in User Case 2: Low cost thermal imaging systems. The purpose of this this thermal IR user case is to develop a low-cost and high-performance thermal infrared sensor, with focus on hermetic wafer level packaging. The target is a camera capable for producing video-rate imagery with VGA resolution, and with factor 100 lower cost than state-of-the-art. The main fields of application for the camera are in thermography (Quality Assurance or Quality Control, HVAC&R), in transport (Automated surveillance, security and safety applications. USN's main task in this user case is mainly to develop wafer level packaging of the MEMS/CMOS sensitive device and packaging of the image sensor. USN will also contribute in other tasks in the project, for instance defining the requirements for the IR camera to be developed and to participate in characterization of developed prototypes.


We offer

  • A professionally stimulating work environment
  • Good opportunities to develop your career and academic skills
  • A good social environment
  • Attractive welfare benefits in the State Pension Plan
  • Opportunities for physical activities within working hours


Postdoctoral fellow/postdoktor (code 1352): NOK 515 200 - 658 200 a year, depending on seniority. A statutory contribution will be made from the employee's salary to the State Pension Plan.


Selection process

The Academic Appointments Board is responsible for appointments to academic positions at University of South-Eastern Norway. An expert committee will evaluate the applications. On the basis of the committee’s recommendations, short-listed applicants will be called in for interviews and must be prepared to present and discuss their projects.

The successful applicant must comply with the laws, regulations and agreements that apply to the position.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

There are few women/men employed in research positions at the Department, and consequently women/men are especially encouraged to apply.

According to the Norwegian Freedom of Information act § 25 2 paragraph, information about the applicant may be included in the public applicant list, even though the applicant has requested non-disclosure. The applicant will be informed if his/her request has been declined.

Additional comments

University of South-Eastern Norway uses online applications. We therefore ask applicants to register their application and CV online by clicking on the “Send application” link to the right. The application must include the following document:

  • Certified diplomas, certificates and transcripts
  • List of works and descriptions of these
  • Academic publications (up to 10 for associate professor)
  • List and documentation of pedagogical qualifications
  • Names and contact information of three referees

Please note that all documents must be translated into English or a Scandinavian language by an authorized translator.

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Offer Requirements

    ENGLISH: Excellent


Applicants must have a Norwegian doctorate or equivalent education abroad in Micro- and Nanotechnologies or related fields with specific preference for applicants with an education experience focused on Electronic Packaging and Interconnection Technologies, Micro-Opto-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MOEMS) or Microsensors. The applicant must have gained the degree before starting in the position.

Co-operation between staff members is an integrated part of the working atmosphere at the University of South-Eastern Norway. The candidate must be motivated and demonstrate a proven ability to work effectively within a team and in a collegiate manner to formulate and realise common objectives.

Personal suitability for the position will be emphasized.

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EURAXESS offer ID: 411199


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