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Member of Technical Staff: Materials Characterization SEM
Employer: NanoSpective
Location: Orlando, FL, United States
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

NanoSpective is a technical company specializing in materials science with special emphasis on nanoscale materials characterization.  The company is headquartered in the Central Florida Research Park in Orlando Florida.  NanoSpective provides analytical services and consultation to a worldwide market.  The client base largely but not exclusively specializes in intellectual property protection activities.  We are passionate about providing an excellent work product combined with superior client support.  NanoSpective is distinctive in the market place by providing custom tailored commercial analytical services with academic level attention to detail.

Job Description:

NanoSpective is seeking enthusiastic, disciplined and innovative applicants for full time staff positions as a scanning electron microscopist.  The selectee will join the NanoSpective team working within a rigorous culture in a fast paced setting.  This position requires meticulous attention to detail.  Safety is paramount.  Job duties will include but are not limited to: disassembly and optical documentation of a range of devices; mechanical sectioning; polishing, etching and general preparation of specimens for subsequent analysis; operation of light optical, scanning electron, and focused ion beam microscopes; reduction and analysis of data; potential operation of other advanced analytical instruments and consultation with clients.  It is possible that occasional travel to analytical facilities outside of the Orlando area may be necessary.  Must be available for shift work.

Salary will be commensurate with education and experience

  • Highly motivated
  • Detail oriented
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • B.S. in materials science, physics, chemistry or similar science or engineering discipline is desired
  • Strong foundation and industry experience in advanced materials characterization techniques, e.g., optical, electron and ion microscopies, spectroscopic techniques with special emphasis on scanning electron microscopy, electron backscatter diffraction and microanalysis (EDS) is required
  • Significant industry experience with specimen preparation techniques for microelectronics, e.g., focused ion beam, mechanical sectioning, polishing, ion milling, microtome, etc. is required
  • Very good computer aptitude/exceptional ability to learn new software, e.g., Digital Micrograph, ES Vision, Adobe Photoshop, Excel, OriginPro, etc
  • High level of technical document writing competency
  • Familiarity with microelectronic and photonic devices is required
Job Application:

Please submit resume, letter of intent, brief description of research and experience and contact information for three references to:

Email application to :
Date Posted: April 10, 2013