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Join the Forward Thinkers

Technology starts with people, and at imec, their names include Hilde, Kim, Praveen and Umberto. 75 nationalities. 5,000 researchers who make our company grow. 5,000 researchers who grow at our company.

Imec is an open innovation environment driven by creative, visionary, ambitious people and fuelled by the goal of creating positive change in the world.  We are expanding our global expertise in the United States, so for the first time ever, opportunities exist for those who want to join us in shaping the future through technology.

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Imec Activities in the USA

For over 30 years, imec has been the world leader in nanoelectronics and ground-breaking innovation in application domains including healthcare smart cities, mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy.  Our US activities include research and development, strategic partnerships, and semiconductor manufacturing services. 

Research and Development Center

Located in the lush heart of Central Florida, these teams specialize in innovating the next generation of advanced high-speed electronics, photonics, and imaging technologies. We have research opportunities at every level for those who thrive on the challenge of translating their wildest dreams into reality.   

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Strategic Partnership Office

Based in San Francisco and located around the globe, these teams are focused on providing companies access to exciting imec technology offerings, from nanotechnology that detects cancer cells, to software for self-driving vehicles, to bendable displays and renewable energy sources.

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Based in beautiful San Jose, imec.IC-link is the semiconductor manufacturing division of imec. Teams at the location focus on helping innovator, entrepreneurs, and universities realize their ideas by providing low-cost prototyping, volume production and system integration of electronic assemblies.

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Imec USA offers top tier benefits including: 


We support your health and wellness through...

  1. Employee Medical premium 100 percent covered by imec. We also make generous contributions toward employee dependent coverage
  2. Flexible Spending Plans
  3. Health Savings Accounts


To help you prepare for life’s unpredictable events, imec offers...

  1. Basic Life & Personal Accident insurance
  2. Basic Disability Insurance and Short-Term disability
  3. Voluntary Group Life insurance
  4. Voluntary Personal Accident insurance


Imec helps you meet your retirement goals through...

Pre-tax 401k benefits and/or Roth after tax savings options

Generous competitive employer matching contributions


Time away is vital to our physical, mental and emotional well-being. Imec offers the following generous vacation package, and encourages our colleagues to use it...

  1. 20 days of paid vacation per year
  2. 10 days of sick time per year
  3. 12 paid holidays
  4. Generous bereavement
  5. Flexibility


  1. Adoption Assistance
  2. imec Academy- robust internal training resources to keep you on the cutting edge of our industry
  3. 529 Plan

Commuter Benefits

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