Calibration Engineer

Boulder, CO
May 27, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Summary:

CSIM Flight Demonstration Calibration Engineer

Job Duties:

The Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics invites applications for the position of Calibration Engineer/Scientist who will be responsible for the characterization and calibration of photometric devices, optical components, and flight instruments operating in various regions of the electromagnetic spectrum from the Extreme Ultra-Violet 20 nm to the Near Infrared 2.4m. The successful applicant must be familiar with standard data analysis software packages and will be expected to present both written and oral reports of test results and analyses. He or she will work under the general supervision of the Calibration and Test group manager and may in turn be responsible for the supervision of student assistants.


Required Qualifications:

  • The position requires a B.S./B.A. or higher level degree in Physics, Engineering Physics, Electrical Engineering, or related science; a general understanding of experimental physics, optics, mechanics, and detector electronic circuits; and 4-7 years experience in testing photometric detectors and instruments.
  • Applicants with knowledge of programming and software applications such as IDL, Labview, Zemax, and Solidworks are preferred.
  • Experience with vacuum systems and clean rooms is highly desirable, but not required. Experience gained as a student will be considered. One position is open and will start approximately April -May 2017.

Due to U.S. Export Control Restrictions only U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents may apply.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Curriculum Vitae or Resume 2 - Cover Letter. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at The University of Colorado at Boulder conducts background checks on all final applicants being considered for employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10060 - Lab Atmos/Space Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Mar 28, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Freya Olson

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00732280


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