Lab Operations Engineer

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Lab Operations Engineer

Stanford University

Job Number:
81615


Lab Operations Engineer, Stanford Nano Shared Facilities
Job: Research Job Code: 4981
Location: Dean of Research

Schedule: Full-time
Classification Level: J
The Stanford Nano Shared Facilities (SNSF) is seeking a Lab Operations Engineer to support research operations within the Stanford Nanopatterning Cleanroom. The successful candidate will manage the day-to-day operations, and maintenance of a number of fabrication and characterization instruments with the cleanroom. S(he) will provide training and support to researchers, develop and implement advanced techniques and also be involved in planning for upgrades and new equipment. The Lab Operations Engineer will report to the Associate Director of SNSF.

SNSF offers a comprehensive array of advanced nanofabrication and nanocharacterization tools. About 1,100 researchers make use of the shared facilities each year in order to further their research programs. The goal of the shared facilities at Stanford University is to provide open, cost-effective access to state-of-the-art nanofabrication and nanocharacterization facilities for scientists and engineers from academia, small and large companies, and government laboratories.
For more information about SNSF, visit http://snsf.stanford.edu. Core Duties

  • Develop technical and methodological solutions to complex engineering/scientific problems requiring independent analytical thinking and advanced knowledge.
  • Develop creative new or improved equipment, materials, technologies, processes, methods, or software important to the advancement of the field.
  • Contribute technical expertise, and perform basic research and development in support of programs/projects; act as advisor/consultant in area of specialty.
  • Coordinate detailed phases of work related to responsibility for part of a major project or for an entire project of moderate scope.
  • Contribute to portions of published articles or presentations; prepare and write reports; draft and prepare scientific papers.
  • Provide technical direction to other research staff, engineering associates, technicians, and/or students, as needed.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree and three years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience. Advanced degree and ten or more years of experience with nanofabrication and nanocharacterization highly desired.
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles of engineering and related natural sciences.
  • Demonstrated project management experience.
Physical Requirements*
  • Frequently grasp lightly/fine manipulation, perform desk-based computer tasks, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, sit, twist/bend/stoop/squat, grasp forcefully.
  • Rarely kneel/crawl, climb (ladders, scaffolds, or other), reach/work above shoulders, use a telephone, writing by hand, sort/file paperwork or parts, operate foot and/or hand controls, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh >40 pounds.
  • * Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Working Conditions*
  • May be exposed to high voltage electricity, radiation or electromagnetic fields, lasers, noise > 80dB TWA, Allergens/Biohazards/Chemicals /Asbestos, confined spaces, working at heights ?10 feet, temperature extremes, heavy metals, unusual work hours or routine overtime and/or inclement weather.
  • May require travel.
  • * A background check will be required for all final candidates.
Work Standards
  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: stanfordcareers.stanford.edu

Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







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