1.Develop and implement Cleanroom processes along with ensuring the facility complies with all health and safety standards. 2. Develop, implement, and improve state of the art research applications that enable researchers to fabricate materials, devices and processes on equipment in the Cleanroom. 3. Assist Cleanroom users with research activities including project planning, troubleshooting problems and assisting with the development of unique processing capabilities. 4. Assist in managing research groups' utilization of the cleanroom to ensure the efficient flow of research projects. 5. Assist with specifying and installing new equipment, when needed, and developing associated processes and procedures. 6. Perform initial user laboratory training and testing, vetting potential users' capability to utilize the cleanroom in a safe manner. Train users in proper operation of process equipment. Monitor and ensure lab safety compliance. 7. Perform maintenance and repair of Cleanroom equipment, including high vacuum systems, plasma process systems, and thermal process systems. 8. Assist in tracking billing charges for the Cleanroom. Assist in maintaining the lab management systems and monthly billing process. Maintain accurate cost accounting records. 9. Develop relationships with internal contacts such as faculty, researchers, students, research staff, machine shops, administrators, physical plant and other technical support groups to both consult on research projects and maintain efficient cleanroom operation. 10. Interact with vendors, suppliers, manufacturing companies; and other research institutions to develop and design specialized equipment and instruments. 11. Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's Degree in engineering and six years of related experience in a research development facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Background Check Requirements
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Reporting to the Cleanroom Director, the successful candidate will play a critical role in the Cleanroom's efforts to support research across a broad range of technical disciplines and interests. The candidate must have a strong technical background and be able to perform the following duties with minimal oversight:
Develop and implement Cleanroom processes complying with all safety standards; develop and implement state of the art research applications that enable fabrication by researchers in the Cleanroom; assist in managing research groups' utilization of the cleanroom, perform initial user laboratory training and testing; perform maintenance and repair of Cleanroom equipment; develop relationships with internal contacts such as faculty, researchers, students, and technical support groups to consult on research projects and maintain efficient Cleanroom operations. Interface with vendors of cleanroom equipment and supplies.
Day to day activities include photolithography, dry etching, deposition using CVD, PECVD, thermal, e-beam, sputter, and ALD, metrology/measurement, materials handling, wet chemistry, and rapid thermal process. Work in this campus core facility addresses topics in a wide variety of fields. Examples: Applied Physics-quantum devices, nonlinear optics; EE-photonics, sensors, emitters, 2D materials; Medical-micro/nanofluidics, sensors; Chem/Environmental Eng.-nanomaterials, fluid mechanics; Mechanical Eng.-micro/nanoreplication; Biomed-micro/nanofabrication; Materials-heterostructures.
The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering and six years of related experience in a research development facility or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in supervising and overseeing operations as well as experience in device fabrication and a deep understanding of Cleanroom processing equipment are preferred.
Six to seven years of related work experience in a research development facility supervising and overseeing operations; BS degree in Engineering; experience in device fabrication and deep understanding of Cleanroom processing equipment.
The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.
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