Research Intermediate,Lurie Nanofabrication Facility
How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
This position will be primarily responsible for performing preventive, corrective, and diagnostic maintenance on thin film physical vapor deposition equipment in the Lurie Nanofabrication Facility. Primary equipment that fall under the responsibilities of this position are Kurt J Lesker Lab 18 sputter systems, Kurt J Lesker PRO Line PVD 75 sputter system, OEM Group Endeavor M1 AlN sputter system, Angstrom Engineering evaporator system, Cooke evaporator system, Enerjet evaporator system, and Denton evaporator systems.This position will also require writing/ updating of detailed equipment documentation, equipment training of new users, monitor runs for verifying equipment performance, and process recipe editing and development. Participate in Emergency Response Team training sessions and responses. Assist with developing proper clean room safety protocols, standard practices, and discipline procedures.
- Bachelor’s degree in EE, ME, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. One to three years of experience as an equipment engineer or other applicable hands-on experience.
- The typical knowledge base includes: basic circuit design and ability to troubleshoot to the component level, ability to design and produce engineering drawings for fabrication of component parts, ability to research a topic and apply that knowledge to improve processes on equipment, and quality control.
- Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills with the capacity to work and communicate effectively with a wide variety of constituents. Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment. Ability to work under pressure in a dynamic environment. Capability to routinely move sub-system components weighing up to 50lbs.
- The candidate is expected to complete and pass a fit test and medical surveillance in order to participate in the Emergency Response Team.
The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) at the University of Michigan is a 24/7 shared user facility available to research groups from government, industry and universities, currently serving ~500 users working on a wide variety of applications in engineering, physical and life sciences.
The LNF currently consists of about 55,000 gross SF state-of-the-art laboratory complex that supports a 13,500 SF class 10/100/1000/10000 clean room with a wide array of the technologies needed for developing and fabricating electronic, optoelectronic, MEMS and other devices. The laboratory includes equipment for thin film deposition and growth, optical and e-beam lithography, wet and dry etching, nano-imprinting, electro chemical deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, wafer bonding, wafer dicing, wire bonding, metrology, and more. In addition, the building contains approximately 35,000 sf of highly complex facilities space for supporting the programmed spaces as described above.
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