Research Support - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative
This position is located in the Minnesota Nano Center in the Physics-Nanotechnology building (PAN). The employee provides support for student and industrial lab members of MNC facilities in Keller Hall and PAN by training members on proper and safe use of equipment, providing technical information and guidance for members, and conducting investigations that result in new or improved micro- and nano-fabrication methods.
Essential Functions: Micro- and nano-fabrication support (70% of job)
Assist lab members with fabrication problems requiring new or modified techniques/methods
Review literature to identify relevant previous work
Design, develop, and conduct experiments on assigned tools, and analyze results to establish new processes, characterize process equipment and/or confirm established processes
Draft results and related techniques through development of standard operating procedures, application notes, summary reports, publications and audio/video media as relevant.
Design and develop experiments for characterization of process equipment, including analysis of collected data.
Support lab member research activities (25% of job)
Maintain good knowledge/understanding of assigned tools, execute training and provide support to students and industrial lab members of MNC facilities.
Manage use of bay 2 in Keller Hall cleanroom & bay 4 in PAN cleanroom regarding cleanliness, chemical storage, and hazardous waste disposal.
Perform processing projects as directed by your supervisor.
Non-Essential Functions: General (5% of job)
Participate in lab cleaning and hazardous waste disposal activities
Assist other staff as needed
Keep daily log of activities
Attend staff meetings and vendor presentations as appropriate
BA/BS with at least two years of experience or a combination of related education and work experience to equal six years.
Internal Number: 341889
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