Nanofabrication Specialist

Princeton, NJ
Mar 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Princeton University

Physics - 23800

Position Summary
The Princeton University Physics department is seeking an Electron Beam Lithography Technician to support the research of Professor Petta. This is a one year term position with the possibility of renewal.

The core responsibilities of this position require the successful applicant to:

- Work in a clean room environment.

- Develop and maintain fabrication process for semiconductor/superconductor quantum devices.

- Stabilize existing sample fabrication process and develop more sophisticated sample fabrication capabilities based on the existing tool set.

Essential Qualifications
Essential qualifications

Experienced in multi-layer electron beam lithography (Elionix preferred), metal deposition, and liftoff processes.

Ability to work in a large research group with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.

Ability to generate monthly progress reports and process stability checks.

Experience with optical lithography using both stepper and mask aligners, thin film deposition of metal/dielectrics with physical vapor deposition, electron beam evaporation, thermal evaporation, and sputter deposition.

Experience with reactive ion etching and wet etching of metal/dielectrics and related electrochemistry.

Experience with multilayer mask design and CAD tools and characterization tools such as scanning electron microscope, atomic force microscope, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and SIMS analysis.

BA/BS in electrical engineering, physics, materials engineering or related field or equivalent practical experience.

Willingness to work with solvents and acids including HF.

Ability to lift 40 pounds and stand for two hours.

The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.

Preferred Qualifications
Experience with process development, fabrication troubleshooting and statistical process control.

Familiar with material processing for cryogenic superconducting devices (detector arrays, etc.)

MS/PhD in electrical engineering, physics, materials engineering or related field or equivalent practical experience.

Directory Title
Electron Beam Lithography Technician
Job Function
Other Professional
AST 020
Standard Hours
Not Applicable
Full Time
Actual Hours per Week, if casual hourly

Pay Rate, if Casual Hourly

Work Schedule, if other than standard hours

Eligible for Overtime
Benefits Eligible
Union Code
Not Applicable
Education Required
Other-see essential qualifications
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled or See Position Summary.
Instructions for Applying

Documents which can be associated with this posting
Cover Letter
Proposed Start Date

End Date, if a Term Appointment

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EEO Statement
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