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Postdoctoral Fellow, Electrical & Computer Engineering (Integrated Circuit Design) (req4148)

The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority.

Department: Electrical & Computer Engineering
Location: Saskatoon
Status: Term up to 24 months, with the possibility of extension
Employment Group: Post-Doctoral Fellows - PSAC
Full Time Equivalent (FTE): 1.0
Posted Date: 4/22/2019
Closing Date: Until Filled.
Number of Openings:

Primary Purpose: To gain additional research experience and to develop and expand skills and knowledge to become an independent investigator.

Nature of Work: Reporting to Dr. Li Chen, to engage in research projects that provide the challenge necessary for intellectual growth. Participate in research projects of Dr. Chen. Publish original research results in appropriate journals, attend scientific conferences and present results.

Typical Duties/Accountabilities: The candidate will lead several graduate and undergraduate students to develop and tapeout test chips with advanced CMOS technologies, such as 28 nm/65 nm. The candidate is expected to publish papers in microelectronics, write research grant proposals, part-time teaching.


Education: A doctoral degree in electrical and computer engineering.

Experience: A strong background in integrated circuit (IC) design, especially in digital IC design. The candidate should be very familiar with digital design IC design flow and related CAD tools, such as Cadence, Synopsis, MG VHDL. Previous IC design and tapeout experience is preferred.

Skills: Integrated circuit (IC) design, digital IC design, digital design IC design flow, CAD tools

Interested and qualified individuals are invited to apply via email to the contact below with a curriculum vitae and cover letter (pdf format only) stating how their experience and skills match with this position.

Dr. Li Chen
57 Campus Drive
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A9
Telephone: (306) 966-2507
Fax: (306) 966-5407


The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.