Silicon Austria Labs (SAL)

Scientist - Development of magnetic RF and spintronic devices (f/m/d)

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  • Technology development for RF-based magnetic devices, specifically circulators, from concept to prototype.
  • Collaborate with process engineers to develop magnetic devices fabrication processes in an R&D clean room facility.
  • Microfabrication and prototyping in cleanroom facility from small size samples up to 200 mm wafer level technology.
  • Advanced characterization and testing of developed RF devices (electrical, structural, magnetic, …)
  • Scientific communication, reporting of research results, documentation, generating new intellectual property including patent applications, writing of proposals.


  • Master 5 years of relevant working experience/ PhD in relevant field (education in magnetics, spintronics, high-frequency, physics, microtechnology or similar fields)
  • Microfabrication experience in cleanroom, preferably for magnetics-based or RF-based devices
  • Experience in with characterization of magnetic devices; characterization of RF devices is a strong plus
  • Proficiency in English, German is a plus
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Genuine interest in applied research, industrial applications, and scientific progress
  • Willingness to relocate to Austria/Villach.


  • Diverse research activities with many technical challenges. 
  • State-of-the-art laboratory facilities and equipment.  
  • Location in the heart of Europe in Austria – relocation support for non-European nationalities. 
  • Internal and external training opportunities for career development. 
  • Home office in Austria (max. 40%) and work from anywhere in the European Union possible (< 25%). 
  • Family & children friendly - actively shaping the compatibility of family and career. 
  • “Vital4SAL” to promote a healthy workplace (e.g. SAL coaching pool, trainings on mental health, physical activities, healthy snacks, 24/7 accident insurance) 
  • € 4 per day meal allowance in restaurants or € 2 per working day in supermarkets. 
  • Public transport initiative (subsidy for the “Klimaticket”)  
  • Our values:  
    • Open door policy, flexibility in working hours, casual dress code, diverse teams, working with people of different nationalities, informal communication, lifelong learning, compatibility of family and career, sustainability, personal growth, and collective advancement. 

This position is subject to the Collective Agreement for employees in non-university research (Research CA) starting in occupational group E. For this position we offer competitive salaries and additional benefits based on your experience and qualifications, starting with a minimum gross salary of EUR 61.000 (annual, based on an All-in contract).

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Scientist - Development of magnetic RF and spintronic devices (f/m/d)
Europas­traße 12 Villach, Austria
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