Nanotechnology Research Engineer
University of Canterbury
Te Tari Pūhanga Hangarau| Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Full-time at 37.5 hours per week (1.0 FTE)
Continuing (i.e. permanent) position
Āu Mahi | What You Will Do
As Nanotechnology Research Engineer you will be an integral and important member of a dynamic team and provide specialised research, teaching, and contract services. You will also effectively manage the operational activities of the Nanotechnology Laboratory to ensure that the needs of staff, students and external clients are met.
Mōu | Who You Are
You will hold a PhD in a relevant subject area (e.g. Chemistry, Biology or Physics / Materials, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Mechanical Engineering), and have both a Certified Handler Certification for Chemicals and Hazardous substances and a Liquid Nitrogen Handler Certification. In addition, you will have:
Skilled (i.e. four or more years) appropriate nanotechnology systems experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of nanotechnology fabrication processes.
An understanding of the engineering research environment and of technical experimental design.
Experience in designing and building nanotechnology devices.
Experience using microfabrication/nanotechnology test equipment (including EBL machine).
Experience in co-authoring research papers for journal publications.
Experience in co-writing research grant applications.
As an excellent verbal and written communicator, you will have well-tuned interpersonal skills as well as being a proficient computer user including competence in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet programmes, and relevant CAD software.
Mahi Ngātahi | Who You Will Work With
You will be working in a strong and supportive Department that has a passion for excellence in research and teaching. The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering fosters close collaborative connections within the Department, supporting and enabling your creativity and development. We also facilitate collaboration with other groups in the University, including the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology, the Departments of Computer Science and Software Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering, and the Human Interface Technologies Lab.
For more information about our team and facilities, please visit us at Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ngā Painga o UC | Why UC
Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora - Engaged, Empowered, Making a Difference.
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury stands for whanaungatanga - we value people and their differences, manaakitanga - we extend care and empower others, and tiakitanga - we will enhance and nurture our resources.
We are committed to accessible higher education, service to the community and the encouragement of talent without barriers of distance, wealth, class, gender or ethnicity. The University explicitly aims to produce graduates and support staff who are engaged with their communities, empowered to act for good and determined to make a difference in the world.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) employer and we encourage diversity in our staffing profile. Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury actively seeks to meet its obligation under Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
We offer a range of fantastic benefits including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions. For more information, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus
For more information about Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury, please visit www.canterbury.ac.nz
The closing date for this position is: Sunday 24th October 2021 (midnight, NZ time)
Applications will be reviewed after the close date
Pēhea te tono mai | How You Apply
Applications for this position must be submitted on our careers website and should include a cover letter and resume. Please note, we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to WorkatUC@canterbury.ac.nz
Due to current border restrictions, you must have New Zealand or Australian citizenship/permanent residency to be considered for this role.
Reference # 6933
Posted on 27 Sep 2021
Closes on 24 Oct 2021 23:55
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