Senior Physicist - CTO team

We are looking for a senior physicist to develop innovative imaging and metrology technologies as part of the chief technology (CTO) team.

What’s in it for you?

You will find yourself developing solutions to the hardest problems in the field of imaging and metrology. You will have the chance to innovate and develop ideas from a very early stage, and shape them to make them suitable for a product. The high sensitivity requirements from imaging systems will motivate you to combine your physics insights together with advanced algorithm concepts. You'll enjoy collaborations with academic institutions, as well as with other engineering teams in order to integrate these technologies into Applied Materials next generation products.

Our group:

The CTO group develops solutions enabling us to expand our offering to our customers by utilizing new technologies and algorithms. Our group consists mainly of physicists and algorithm developers, working together to conduct concept and feasibility experiments for innovative approaches to solve problems beyond the current capabilities of Applied Materials SEM and optical microscopes products.

What you'llbedoing?
  • Concept and feasibility tests: theory development and simulations, design of experiments; run hands-on experiments; perform data analysis; algorithm development; and finally, present recommendation to the management
  • Support the transition from a concept to a product
  • Constantly stay in sync with the latest developments in the industry and academy

What you should have?
  • Physics or Electrical engineering - PhD. or MSc. + experience in a related industry. Knowledge in optics and/or scanning electron microscopy and/or semiconductors
  • Capabilities: Both analytical & experimental in physics/engineering. Algorithm and programing capabilities
  • Good communication skills in Hebrew and English
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team

Who we are?

Applied Materials Israel is home to the Process Diagnostics and Control business unit (PDC). Based in Rehovot, we develop, manufacture and market cutting-edge machine learning and computer vision-based metrology and inspection products that are essential elements in wafer fabrication. By playing a significant role in enabling the production of the next generation of microchips, our expertise enables our customers to transform possibilities into reality.

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Bachelor's Degree




Years of Experience:

7 - 10 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.


A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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