Research Engineer - Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (115984)

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The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks a Research Engineer in Urbana, Illinois. The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit Duties: Promote research related activities by managing equipment involving semiconductor device fabrication, processes, and some applications in nano-biotechnology. Manage and maintain semiconductor processing equipment. Specific duties and responsibilities include: maintain, repair, and operate plasma etching equipment including reactive ion etching (RIE), chemically assisted ion beam etching (CAIBE), and inductively coupled plasma reactive ion etching (ICP-RIE). Maintain, repair, and operate deposition equipment including plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) and low pressure chemical vapor deposition (LPCVD). Maintain, repair, and operate optical lithography equipment including spinners, mask aligners, and UV exposure systems. Train users on lab procedures and lab safety as well as on existing processes and equipment. Assist users in process related troubleshooting, developing new processes, calibrating processes and process equipment. Qualify processes on new equipment, document processes, tool performance, lab procedures, and add to a process recipe database. Basic administrative work such as the creation, distribution, and processing of lab forms, log sheets, etc. In some circumstances, the research engineer may be required to work with other engineers on repair and maintenance of various other tools in the clean room, as well as the modification, upgrade, and development of tools. Assume additional appropriate related research engineer duties to further the mission of the laboratory. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, or a related field. Four (4) years’ experience which includes: working in micro/nanofabrication at an academic or industrial research laboratory; experience in process development and troubleshooting; data analysis, related to dry etch (RIE) and plasma deposition (PECVD); and three years maintaining and repairing cleanroom tools including the use of tool-associated drawings of electrical and mechanical diagrams. Full-time. To apply for this position, please create your candidate profile at and upload your cover letter, resume, and names/contact information for three references. For further information regarding application procedures, contact Leslie Lewin Reinhart at [email protected]. The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

College Name or Administrative Unit:Engineering Category:6-Research Title:Research Engineer - Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory (115984) Open Date:06/10/2019 Organization Name:Micro and Nanotechnology Lab




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Posted: 6/12/2019
Application Due: 9/11/2019
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