DuPont Staff Associate Investigator in Hayward, California

Staff Associate Investigator (Job Number: 018946W-01)


Associate Staff Scientist

  • Develop post-etch residue removers (PERR) that deliver needed attributes and performance levels for semiconductor interconnect applications

  • Design and conduct experiments to ensure formulations that meet semiconductor customers’ requirements in a timely manner

  • Utilize fundamental scientific principles and the scientific method in experimental design

  • Provide technical contributions to the formation of new product roadmap and related strategy, as well as IP strategy

  • Participate in new product development & commercialization activities specific to company roadmap

  • Research and author papers, reports and reviews

  • Effectively collaborate with other product formulators, chemists and engineers globally to address demanding projects

  • Responsible for first line supervision of laboratory support personnel activities

  • Engage with a cross-functional team comprising disciplines such as Project Leadership, Formulations, Sourcing, Manufacturing Technology, and Operations to ensure successful project execution and transition from laboratory- to commercial-scale manufacturing

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We are looking for an effective, results-driven, self-directed and motivated team player . In addition, qualified candidates should possess the following:

  • PhD or M.Sc. in chemistry with electrochemistry background

  • Previous work experience and in-depth knowledge in metal corrosion mechanisms and wet chemistry formulation of removers for semiconductor industry applications is highly desired

  • Previous work experience with metrology in semiconductor industry is desirable

  • Previous work experience and in-depth knowledge in semiconductor interconnects. Fab experience in thin film deposition, etch, strip and wet clean processing equipment is desired

  • Be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously;

  • Experience with DOE

Primary Location: NA-United States-California-Hayward

Organization: Electronics & Imaging

Schedule: Full-time

Education Level: Master's Degree (±18 years)

Employee Status: Regular

Job Type: Experienced

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