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Research Device Engineer

Chengdu, China · Science/Research
By joining UDC China, you are embarking on a career at the center of display innovation and enabling a world with more eco-friendly, high-performing consumer electronics.

Universal Display Corporation (Nasdaq: OLED) is a pioneer in the OLED industry with long-standing customer relationships with the world’s leading display panel makers, including BOE, TCL CSOT, Tianma, Visionox, and more. UDC has four offices in Mainland China, including Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, supporting our customers through sales, technical and account services.

UDC also has research facilities in the Hong Kong Science Park Center, including a state-of-the-art PHOLED Applications Center, which offers customers on-site device fabrication and testing.

UDC first formed its Hong Kong subsidiary in 2008, followed by opening a laboratory in 2011, and the establishment of Universal Display Corporation China, Ltd. in 2016. UDC continues to invest in and expand its presence in China along with the growing OLED display industry.

More About UDC

At Universal Display Corporation, we’re changing the way people see the world.

If you’re reading this on a smartphone, there’s a good chance UDC’s materials are producing the light and color shining from your screen right now. UDC’s OLED ingredients are key components of stunning, energy-efficient displays used in everything from smartwatches to phones, tablets, laptops, monitors, TVs and cars. Virtually every OLED consumer electronics product around the world uses UDC’s phosphorescent OLED materials and technologies.

UDC is a publicly traded company and pioneer in the OLED industry. When you join our global team, you are embarking on a journey at the forefront of display technology and organic electronics that impacts the daily lives of people around the world. From engineers to chemists, Ph.D. scientists, technicians, lawyers, business professionals and more, our UDC team is continuously advancing our field. With a focus on energy efficiency, UDC’s team is also contributing to making a better, more sustainable planet.

Job Summary:

The research device engineer position will leverage prior lab experience to advise team members on experimental observations and idealization, while simultaneously designing and developing methods for fabricating innovative OLED device structures with the director. Duties of this position include conceptualization, fabrication of OLED devices. This role will involve strong collaboration with test engineers in a lab environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Adapt and develop experimental protocols and methods.
  • Work and communicate closely with technicians and other engineers to understand lab observations, advise on next steps, and generate new experimental ideas.
  • Investigate scientific questions by designing and performing lab experiments, including parsing scientific literature for experimental design inspiration and interpretation of results.
  • Draw conclusions from experiments and summarize findings.
  • Operate various processing tools, including glove boxes, fume hoods, deposition tools, etc.
  • Maintain a current and up-to-date knowledge of device optimization for OLEDs and other display technologies, as needed.
  • Assist with special projects, as needed.

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in materials science, physics, chemical engineering, or a related field.
  • Working experience in a class 1000 or better cleanroom, with knowledge of various fabrication methods, such as thermal evaporation, lithography, spin coating, plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition, etc.
  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Good team-working skills.
  • Proven research or industry experience of OLED, and experience in device fabrication is preferred.
  • Ability to perform and succeed in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to communicate in both spoken and written English.
  • Experience reading and interpreting general technical information.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems in an efficient, proactive manner.
  • Demonstrated track record of accuracy, thoroughness, and perseverance.
  • Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to be a part of cutting-edge technology development and application in a dynamic, team-oriented environment.
  • The flexibility to work irregular hours, when required.

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