Specialist Position in Carbon Nanotube Electronics

Irvine, CA
Jun 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
  • School of Physical Sciences - Physics & Astronomy


    Open March 1st, 2017 through December 31st, 2017
    If you apply to this recruitment by December 31st, 2017, you will have until January 5th, 2018 to complete your application.


    The Collins research group at the University of California, Irvine anticipates hiring one or more specialists in 2017, with one position to begin as early as March 1, 2017.

    Specialists work in the laboratory full time, joining a team environment to help with ongoing fabrication and testing of carbon nanotube transistors. Current research explores the application of these transistors to ultra-sensitive, single-molecule sensing. Additional background information on past work and related projects is available online at www.physics.uci.edu/~collinsp/.

    Specialist will help synthesize carbon nanotubes, process wafers of electronic devices, and perform electrical characterization. Training will be provided on all of the necessary equipment, but the candidate must be prepared to work independently when needed,

    Requirements: Candidates must have obtained a B.S. degree or higher in experimental physics, chemistry, materials science, or electrical engineering. Ideal candidates will have previous laboratory experience in a relevant field, such as (1) chemical vapor deposition of nanomaterials, (2) photolithography and other cleanroom processing, and/or (3) operation of electrical test equipment. Familiarity with LabVIEW will also be helpful. The annual salary ranges from $35,000 to $45,000 depending on the applicant's experience. The term of appointment is up to one year, renewable subject to satisfactory progress and availability of funding.

    Application: Applicants should apply at UC Irvine's online application system,
    RECRUIT, located at https://recruit.ap.uci.edu/apply/JPF03881. Submit a CV that includes any scientific publications and contact information for three references. Consideration of applications is ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
    Job location Irvine, CA


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