We work with passion for cutting-edge microtechnological research: As scientists, we set ourselves challenging tasks in an interdisciplinary atmosphere. As employees in administration and technology, we provide a complex infrastructure and professional processes that our scientists can rely on. In our modern, international and dynamic environment, we offer opportunities for motivated scientists, technical service personnel and administrative staff. We provide vocational training and offer dual study programs together with the Technische Hochschule Wildau - Technical University of Applied Science Wildau. Students and pupils can also get to know us through various offers.
Our current vacancies
International IHP "Wolfgang Mehr" Fellowship Award >> click here <<
Dual Study >> click here <<
Dual Degree Bachelor of Engineering (m/f/d)
Dual Degree Bachelor of Engineering Physical Technologies / Energy Systems and IHK Degree in Microtechnology (m/f/d) or IHK Degree in Mechatronics Technician (m/f/d)
Job ID: 8105/22
Vocational Training >> click here <<
Electronics Technician (m/f/d) for Industrial Engineering
Mechatronics Technician (m/f/d)
Office Management Assistants
Office Management Assistants (m/f/d)
Administration >> click here <<
Employee in HR
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IT System Administrator (m/f/d) with a Focus on Storage & Backup
Circuit Design >> click here <<
Group Leader (m/f/d) in the field of High-Frequency IC Design
Job-ID: 5024/23 | Department: Circuit Design | Salary: as per tariff TV-L | Working time: 40h/week (part-time option possible) | Limitation: initially 2 years with option of extension | Starting Date: as soon as possible
- Technical and disciplinary lead and responsibility for an RF- / mm-wave IC-Design research group
- Research and Development of RF- and mm-wave frontends in BiCMOS and RF-CMOS technologies for leading-edge Communication, Radar and Sensing systems
- Strategic development of a research group and research topics to push the state of the art within the international research community
- Acquisition and coordination of industry- and public-funded projects
- Supervision of PhD students with hands-on contribution to their IC-design efforts and the publication of their results
- PhD degree in the field of electrical engineering or comparable subject areas
- Several years of experience in high-frequency analog IC design for at least one of the following broad areas of application: RF and mm-wave frontends, radar and sensing, optoelectronics
- Experience in leadership of design teams
- Proficient knowledge of the English language
- Knowledge of German or interest in learning the language: improvement is expected and supported by IHP
Have we sparked your interest? We look forward to receiving your application in German or English.
Master thesis: RRAM Programming Circuit
Master thesis “RRAM Programming Circuit for Neuromorphic Edge Applications”
Job-ID: 5011/23 | Dept.: Circuit Design | Limitation: 6 months with option of extension | Entry Date: as soon as possible
We offer the possibility to work parallel as a student or research assistant, with a working time of max. 19h per week, remuneration according to the guidelines of the state of Brandenburg on the working conditions of research and student assistants.
- Circuit system level analysis of programming buffer and multiplexer topologies for in-memory computing purposes
- Design of a state-of-the-art high-speed buffer for a PRAM matrix-vector multiplier in IHP design environment
- Evaluating the accuracy and speed limitations of the chosen concept
- Layout and optimization of designed circuitry
- Potentially physical realization of a test chip as well as a PCB demonstrator platform
- -►After successful completion of the master thesis project possibility to pursue a PhD degree which will be encouraged
- Bachelor's Degree in the field of electrical engineering
- Good knowledge of analog and digital circuits
- Fundamental hands-on experience in the design and simulation of integrated circuits using CAD tools (Cadence Virtuoso, Spectre) would be desirable
- Very good English language skills
Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application
System Architectures >> click here <<
PhD or Postdoctoral position
PhD or Postdoctoral position (m/f/d) for research in wireless communication systems
Job-ID: 31214/22 | Department: System Architectures | Salary: as per tariff TV-L | Working time: 40h/week (part-time work option) | Limitation: initially 2 years with option of extension for three more years | Entry Date: 01.04.2023
As a member of the research group Wireless Broadband Communications within the Department System Architectures, you will contribute to research into the investigation and development of Physical Layer Design (PHY) and Data Link Layer (DLL) for high-data-rate wireless systems. Your tasks will include developing and implementing scalable high-performance PHY/DLL digital processors. An international team of 20 scientists including very experienced scientists as well as several PhD students is looking forward to you. Flat hierarchies and mutual support are important to us. We see diversity of perspectives as a great advantage for our team. We strive for a balanced gender mix in our team.
So you aspire a doctorate?
We highly encourage you to pursue your goal. Within the doctorate with the working title “Investigation and development of a PHY/DLL layers and network interfaces for high-data-rate wireless systems”, it is intended to develop concepts for new PHY/DLL processing algorithms. The doctorate is supported by an experienced supervisor and accompanied within the framework of a supervision agreement. We aim together for a completion within 3-5 years. After one and a half years, the topic will be finally defined and the contract duration will be adjusted accordingly by mutual agreement to the foreseeable doctoral period.
You already have finished a doctorate?
You will broaden and deepen your expertise and have opportunities to build your reputation as a scientist in international and interdisciplinary projects with global visibility at the edge of top-notch technologies.
You hold a Master's degree in Communications Engineering, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science or a comparable study area. You are already experienced in Wireless Communications. You are familiar with MATLAB or similar tools as well as Hardware Description Languages such as VHDL/Verilog. Ideally, you have some background in hardware development using VHDL/Verilog and FPGA implementation. It would be desirable that you also have a background in computer science and are familiar with known networking protocols.
You are also a strong team player. We are looking for a team member, who is able to structure his or her own work and to bring a well-organized and systematic way of working into the cooperation with creative minds. You are an ideal match for this position, when you have practical, analytical and problem-solving skills, very strong communicative skills and the ability to quickly learn how to operate the latest technical equipment including various software. It is necessary that you confidently handle the English language. Knowledge of the German language is welcome but not mandatory. The consolidating of German language skills is expected and highly encouraged, for example in in-house language courses and intensive courses.
Research Associate (m/f/d) in the field of “6G Wireless Communications Systems Design”
Job-ID: 31012/22 | Department: System Architectures | Salary: as per tariff TV-L | Working time: 40h/week (part-time work option) | Limitation: initially 2 years with option of extension | Entry Date: as soon as possible
As a member of the Wireless Broadband Communications research group within the department of System Architectures you will contribute to research in beyond the state -of-the-art communication technologies. Your tasks will include the development and implementation of 6G wireless communications systems. Research topics include Physical Layer Design for 6G-Communications, Algorithms and Architectures for Joint Communication and Sensing as well as Aspects of Wave-Propagation, Beamforming and MIMO.
You hold a Master's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Communications Engineering or a comparable study area. You are already experienced in Wireless Communications Systems and Physical Layer aspects. Ideally, but not mandatory you have a background in developing and implementing PHY layer algorithms and architectures. Some knowledge on wave-propagation and communications systems architectures is beneficial. Experience in state -of-the-art simulation tools such as MATLAB is mandatory. Some experience in Hardware design (digital and/or analog) as well as the use of relevant tools (VHDL, FPGA) is beneficial.
Technology >> click here <<
Technical employee (m/f/d) Basic Technical Service
Research associate for Open PDK Development
Research associate for Open PDK Development (m/f/d) - Developer for Open Source Process Design Kits for SiGe-BiCMOS technologie
Job-ID: 7011/23 | Department: Technology | Salary: as per tariff TV-L | Working time: 40h/week (part-time work option) | Limitation: initially 2 years with option of extension for three more years | Entry Date: as soon as possible
As a member of the group Research & Prototyping Service you will develop Process Design Kit for IHP’s BiCMOS technologies and new future technology modules with special focus on open source PDK development. Your detailed tasks will include programming of pCells and their integration into our verification process.
Devices descriptions, user guides and test cases are important aspects of your work, too.
Finally managing our PDK repositories on Github with external contributions and adaption of existing tools like OpenRAM is part of work. Implementation of new devices and investigations of new design tools and flows will give this position room interesting development opportunities.
You hold a Master's degree in computer science with background in semiconductors, physics or electrical engineering. Knowledge in semiconductor devices and programming are of advantage. Your specialized knowledge preferably covers ASIC design environment like Cadence Virtuoso, Mentor/Siemens Tanner or KeySight ADS, OpenROAD/OpenLane, Linux and scripting languages (e.g. Python, Perl or TCL). You are well organized and always keep the overview even with many parallel projects. Thanks to your skillful communication you are a binding and reliable contact person for our partners. You are also a strong team player and you confidently handle the German and English language.
You are also a strong team player. We are looking for a team member, who is able to structure his or her own work and to bring a well-organized and systematic way of working into the cooperation with creative minds. You are an ideal match for this position, when you have experimental, analytical and problem-solving skills, very strong communicative skills and the ability to quickly learn how to operate the latest technical equipment including various software. It is necessary that you confidently handle the English language. Knowledge of the German language is welcome. The consolidating of German language skills is expected and highly encouraged, for example in in-house language courses and intensive courses.
Service technician in shiftwork
Service engineer in shift work
Service engineer engineer in shift work
Job-ID: 6013/23 | Salary: as per tariff TV-L | working time: 40h/Woche | Limitation: initially 2 years with option to be made permanent | Entry Date: as soon as possible.
Research Associate (m/f/d) for Project Acquisition and Project Management in the Research Service Area
Job-ID: 71019/22 | Department: Technology | Salary: as per tariff TV-L | Working time: 40h/week (part-time work option) | Limitation: initially 2 years with option of extension for three more years | Entry Date: as soon as possible
As a member of the group Research & Prototyping Service you will work on following tasks:
• Establishing strategic partnerships/networks with research institutions and industry development entities
• Initiating ideas, projects, initiatives, and activities that enhance IHP's service delivery business
• Involvement of IHP technologies into publicly funded projects
• Customer interaction and evaluation of new technology offerings
• Benchmarking of IHP technologies with external partners
• Benchmarking studies for novel R&D areas
You hold a PHD or Master's in physics or microelectronics with background in semiconductors, physics or electrical engineering. You have very good knowledge in project management with at least 3 years of experience in development projects in research or industry. Thanks to your skillful communication you are a binding and reliable contact person for our partners. You are also a strong team player and you confidently handle the German and English language.
Application deadline until November 30, 2022
Materials Research >> click here <<
Master thesis (m/f/d) “Characterization of 1T1R RRAM Devices for Modeling”
Job-ID: 0033/23 | Department: Materials Research | Limitation: 6 months with option of extension | Earliest Entry Date: May 1st, 2023
Master thesis project:
In the last 10 years, IHP has developed an intensive activity in bringing Resistive Random Access Memory (RRAM) technology based on the TiN/Ti/HfO2/TiN stack to a maturity level that leads to its integration into 130 nm CMOS process within a 1-transistor-1-resistor (1T1R) architecture. This is the context of your Master's thesis topic. In our Electrical Characterization lab at IHP, you will use a PA200 semi-automatic probe station and the semiconductor analyzer Keythley 4200-SCS in order to test and characterize 1T1R RRAM cells integrated on 200 mm multi-project wafers. With your work, you help our scientists to develop models with the aim of understanding better the mechanisms underlying its switching operation and providing development tools to designers involved in the implementation of circuits that make use of RRAM devices, such as non-volatile memories or neuromorphic computing systems. The latter is particularly appreciated at IHP to be integrated in its process design kit (PDK).
You are a member of the research group “Adaptive Materials”, whose focus is the development of functional materials for microelectronics. A motivated and committed team, consisting of both experienced and younger scientists, is looking forward to welcoming you. Scientist with experience in electrical characterization tools will support your work. Flat hierarchies and mutual support are important to us. We see diversity of perspectives as an opportunity for the team and we strive for a balanced gender representation.
You hold Bachelor's degree in physics, materials science, nanoengineering, electronics or related. You have good understanding of electronics and some experience in electrical laboratories. Desirable but not mandatory hands-on experience with Keithley 4200-SCS, Matlab and Origin. English and/or German language skills are welcome. The consolidating of German or English language skills is expected and highly encouraged, for example in in-house.
Have we sparked your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your application.
Executive Management >> click here <<
Student Assistant (m/f/d) in the field of Management Systems
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IHP Solutions >> click here <<
Patent Engineer (m/f/d)
IHP Solutions GmbH is a 100% subsidiary of IHP - Innovations for High Performance Microelectronics. IHP performs research and development in the fields of silicon-based systems, highest-frequency integrated circuits and technologies for wireless and broadband communication. IHP Solution was founded in 2015 as an industry-oriented company focusing on technology transfer - including direct industrial exploitation and further development of IP from IHP. IHP Solutions commercializes IP, products and services. A strong focus is put on Foundry Services for international customers utilizing the IHP SiGe-BICMOS technology and producing customer-specific integrated circuits (ICs) on IHP’s small volume pilot line.