Career talk: "Finding a Semiconductor Industry Job in Japan"


Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 11:30 to 13:00


Central building C210


Target Audience: Everyone is welcome. Students and researchers can benefit most from this session.

Session format: In person.

Venue: Central building C210.


  • 11:30-12:00  Presentation by Dr. Remeika
  • 12:00-13:00  Open session for more Q&A {Feel free to bring your lunch}

During the session the following topics will be covered:

  • A personal story of finding an industry job in Japan as a foreigner. 
  • Application and interview process for semiconductor companies in Japan. 
  • Advice for finding an industry job that is intellectually fulfilling and financially rewarding. 

The following employment opportunities at ASM International will be presented: 

  • Open recruiting of new PhD Graduates (No Japanese required, work location in Japan, Korea, USA or Europe)
  • Immediate openings for Process Engineers in Hiroshima Japan (JLPT N1 Japanese required, PhD grad or Post-doc) 


All registered participants are expected to attend the session.

About the Speaker:

Mikas Remeika, Ph.D.

Mikas Remeika received a PhD degree from University of California San Diego, studying low temperature physics of quasiparticles in semiconductor superlattices. His academic career includes post-doctoral research at Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (Energy Materials and Surface Sciences Unit) and Tsukuba University (JSPS Post-doctoral Fellow, Semiconductor Materials Design Laboratory). In semiconductor industry, he was employed by Intel Corporation (USA), WD/Sandisk Corporation (Japan), and ASM International (Japan). He is currently living with his wife and two daughters in Hiroshima City. 

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