COSINC Facility Manager
University of Colorado
Boulder, Colorado
7h ago

Job Summary

The Colorado Shared Instrumentation in Nanofabrication and Characterization (COSINC) , within the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) encourages applications for a Facility Manager.

COSINC is a multidisciplinary core research campus facility and service center that provides access to state-of-the-art equipment in the areas of micro and nanofabrication, nanomaterials characterization and offers expertise and advanced hands-on training in the same related areas.

It is an open-research facility serving the academic, industrial and governmental researchers across campus and beyond. Plans are underway to build new facilities, including an ISO 5 / 6 cleanroom equipped with a wide range of instrumentation ranging from etchers, thin-film deposition systems, lithography, mask making tools to wet-processing capabilities and sample characterization instruments.

COSINC is looking to hire a motivated Facility Manager (Senior Professional Research Assistant) to be part of a cross-functional team to assist in the cleanroom operations and contribute to the mission of the facility.

This position provides opportunities to interact with a growing and diverse user base (from CU system, local companies, and federal labs) and make contributions to our cleanroom operations and instrumentation maintenance so that they are kept to the highest possible standards.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and make impactful contributions in enabling a broad range of research areas at CU.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

Founded in 1893, CEAS is the second largest of seven schools and colleges at one of the nation's top public research institutions.

As Colorado's flagship university, CU Boulder has selective admissions standards and a comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs.

The college’s mission is to generate new knowledge in engineering and related fields and to equip students from diverse backgrounds to become leaders and citizens responsible for the improvement of individuals and society.

Our vision is to be a recognized world leader for excellence and innovation in engineering research and education, with an emphasis on inclusive excellence, active learning, and global society.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Act as the Facility Manager of the COSINC Fabrication Cleanroom.
  • Carry out maintenance, calibration, repairs, troubleshooting of various pieces of equipment such as mask aligners, laser mask writers, thin-film evaporators and coating tools, reactive-ion etchers, spinners and wet-benches.
  • Coordinate maintenance of vacuum pumps and cleanroom house-keeping.
  • Train, onboard users, and develop standard operating procedures on various instrumentation.
  • Development of micro / nanofabrication processes.
  • Operate facility instrumentation, evaluate data quality, and document results.
  • Liaise with tools vendors to troubleshoot technical issues.
  • Coordinate and manage lab consumables / supplies inventory and initiate purchasing.
  • Upload and manage resources on the facility resource scheduler system.
  • Maintain clear and accurate documentation of the protocols, instrumentation logs, and / or data collected by the facility.
  • Assist with administrative duties necessary for a fee-for-service facility operation such as collecting and / or entering facility billing data.
  • Enforcing user safety and compliance guidelines daily and annual lab safety EHS audits.
  • What You Should Know

  • The target start date is August 1, 2020 (or sooner).
  • CU will not sponsor any visas; Candidates must be eligible to work in US.
  • What We Can Offer

  • Anticipated starting salary is $65,000.00, commensurate with experience and education.
  • Benefits

    The University of Colorado offers excellent , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass.

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    What We Require

  • Master's degree in Mechanical, Electrical / Electronic, Physics, Material Science or Chemistry with three years of cleanroom, cleanroom equipment, and fabrication process experience in an ISO 5 / 6 Clean Room environment.
  • Substitute : Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical / Electronic, Physics, Material Science or Chemistry with five years of cleanroom, cleanroom equipment, and fabrication process experience in an ISO 5 / 6 Clean Room environment.
  • What You Will Need

  • Keen interests and passion for micro / nanofabrication related areas.
  • Desire to constantly improve facility-user experience and service to users.
  • Excellent verbal, communication and writing skills; professional and friendly customer service skills.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with users with diverse academic / professional backgrounds.
  • Proficient in managing multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining within budget and meeting deadlines.
  • What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience in photo and electron beam lithography techniques, physical vapor deposition, thin-film technology, scanning electron and optical microscopy, focus ion beam imaging techniques.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in troubleshooting mechanical, electrical / electronic systems and complex instrumentation.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge of vacuum pump maintenance and high-vacuum chambers.
  • Excellent working experience on computers, CAD design, software tools, and scheduling systems.
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