Optics Sensors Expert

Research & Development



In a nutshell


Veldhoven, Netherlands


Research & Development


3-7 years



Job Category

Optics, Physics




Are you challenged by demanding projects in amultidisciplinary context? Do you have the technical leadership capabilities toprovide innovative solutions? Does contributing to the world’s most advancedlithography machines makes you feel responsible and proud? Then this might bethe right opportunity for you.

Job Mission

In ASML’s Research department, new concepts and applications are being invented and designed for future markets of lithography and metrology in various fields of semiconductor manufacturing.

Execute high-level research with application to optical sensors in the semiconductor industry, with an emphasis on overlay metrology outside the scanner and on scanner-internal metrology for positional alignment.

Job Description

This research position is directed towards optical sensors and their performance.


PhD in Physics. A specialization in Optics is preferred.


We are looking for an enthusiastic researcher with the following expertise:
-Broad experience with optical sensors.
-A solid background in optics is a prerequisite.

Personal skills

We are looking for a person with the following skill-set:
-Commitment to team and company
-High personal ambition and drive
-Drive to deliver excellent performance
-Communication skills for communication at various levels in the organization
-Solution-oriented mind-set
-Willingness to learn the Dutch language

Context of the position

This position ispart of the Research department of ASML. Its task is to identify and fill in thetechnological gaps in the future roadmap of lithography and the lithographymarket. We work in small teams and deliver a proof of concept that can betransferred to Development and Engineering. We intensively work together withexternal research institutes and universities.

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