Under the general direction of the Lab Manager and Director, the incumbent serves as the lead engineer independently responsible for the daily management of the INRF and BiON cleanroom environment.
Assists the Lab Manager in planning, organizing and overseeing the work of Lab technicians, Specialists and super users. Ensures and promotes safety within the lab cleanrooms at all times and serves as liaison between the campus EH&S unit, Lab Manager and users. Oversees the operation of all tools, ensuring equipment repeatability and up time by proactively scheduling equipment test to confirm that lab tools are meeting manufacturer specifications and make necessary adjustments and make necessary repairs if performance is not to those standards. In addition, establishes baseline processes for all tools and delegates benchmarking assignments to cleanroom staff and super users. Also, develops and documents semiconductor type process recipes and standard operating procedures for use of equipment in the areas such as in lithography, deposition, reactive ion etching and CVD system and also in wet processing areas.
In addition, the incumbent provides specialized engineering support for use in nanotechnology and MEMs applications to Principal Investigators and Industry Users for research projects, process development and foundry substrate processing jobs. Lastly, the incumbent promotes facility development by serving as a public relations contact for technical capabilities at academic outreach functions and by aggressively marketing to potential industry users.
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.
Salary: Annual $72,141-$127,123
Total Hours: 8-5, M-F
Final candidate subject to background check.
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