nanoJOBS – Careers in Nanotechnology

Job Listing Details:

Please Note!
It is your responsibility to contact the employer to make sure that you have the most up-to-date information regarding this job listing. Nanowerk cannot and does not verify the authenticity or current status of any information posted in the nanoJOBs database.


Core Facility Research Specialist
Employer: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Website: https://uiowa.edu
Employment Start Date: As soon as possible

Organization Description:

About the MATFab Facility at The University of Iowa

The Materials Analysis Testing and Fabrication Facility will open in summer 2019 in the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratory (IATL) and house a suite of instrumentation to support nano- and micro-fabrication and materials analysis and characterization. 

MatFab will bring together under one roof the most modern, sophisticated equipment that faculty and staff in the physical sciences and engineering need to conduct cutting-edge research .
Job Description:

Office of the Vice President for Research
MATFab Facility

Classification: 
Core Facility Research Specialist
Job Code: 
PRW3
Pay Grade: 
5A

Type of Position: Regular
Percent Time: 
100%
Location: 
Iowa City
Driver’s License Required:
 No

Core Facility Research Specialist
The University of Iowa Materials Analysis, Testing, and Fabrication (MATFab) Facility is an Office of the Vice President for Research core resource, offering a wide array of instrumentation to research investigators.
 

The MATFab Facility is seeking a Core Facility Research Specialist to: support medium- to ultra-high vacuum, electron emission and detection, deposition, and etching instrumentation for materials fabrication and characterization including e-beam lithography, reactive-ion etching, atomic-layer deposition, and chemical vapor deposition.

About the MATFab Facility at The University of Iowa
The Materials Analysis Testing and Fabrication Facility will open in summer 2019 in the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratory (IATL) and house a suite of instrumentation to support nano- and micro-fabrication and materials analysis and characterization.
 

MatFab will bring together under one roof the most modern, sophisticated equipment that faculty and staff in the physical sciences and engineering need to conduct cutting-edge research.

Benefits Highlights

·      Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa 

·      Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
·      For more information about Why Iowa?, click here

  
Required Application Materials
In order to be considered for an interview, applicants must upload two personal and current documents, and mark them as submission-relevant:
 

·      Cover letter

·      Resume


These attachments should clearly address how the applicants meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

An applicant who fails to submit the required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.

Posting Announcement Information
Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

For additional information and a detailed job description, please visit the departmental website at: 
https://research.uiowa.edu/office-vice-president-research/open-positions

Contact
Sarah Tillman
[email protected]

Please note regarding references: Five professional references will be requested and required at a later step in the recruitment process.

Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Requirements:

Position Qualifications

Education or Equivalency Required
A Bachelor’s degree in a scientific field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

Required Qualifications

At least two years of experience with e-beam UHV systems and electronics.

Prior experience with maintenance and repair of research instrumentation for physical sciences and engineering applications.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work independently in a position of increasing responsibility.

Desirable Qualifications

PhD in a scientific field.

Post-degree professional experience of at least one year after the completion of the doctoral degree.

Familiarity with electron-beam lithography, reactive-ion etching, atomic layer deposition, chemical vapor deposition methods for micro and nanofabrication applications.

Job Application:

 

See requisition # 19002577 at https://jobs.uiowa.edu within Research/Scientific Category
 
Applicable background checks will be conducted.
 
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Date Posted: May 13, 2019