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Research Assistant Professor: Louisiana Tech University
            
The Institute for Micromanufacturing (IfM) at Louisiana Tech University is seeking applications for a Research Assistant Professor. The IfM is the largest research center on the campus of Louisiana Tech University, and specializes in the development of micro- and nano- systems and technologies. The Institute supports the research activities of professors and students from every engineering and science discipline on campus, and of multiple other academic and commercial entities within the region. The Institute maintains 20,000 sq ft of research laboratory space, which interfaces with a 5,000 sq ft cleanroom, providing access to a suite of micro/nano fabrication and metrology equipment. The IfM also maintains a vibrant partnership with the university’s Center for Biomedical Engineering and Rehabilitation Science (CBERS), which provides core instrumentation facilities and laboratory space for the biological aspects of IfM research.

This position is for a 12-month, non-tenure track appointment. The successful candidate will serve the research mission of the IfM by helping to support the cleanroom and metrology laboratory facilities, equipment, and operation.

Qualifications: Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in chemistry, physics, material science, engineering, or a related technical field. The selected applicant will have experience in the usage of conventional micro/nano fabrication and metrology processes and tools and the repair of these tools. In addition, s/he will have demonstrated collaboration in conducting research and in creating grant proposals to fund research and/or research instrumentation.

The selected applicant will be expected to:

  1. assist in the daily operation and maintenance of processing and metrology tools, develop and update operating procedures, and provide process and tool safety training to users;
  2. serve as the lead scientist over the Institute's measurement and characterization laboratory, where s/he will participate with other IfM staff in the operation and user training of existing tools (webLink) as well as future equipment acquisitions; and
  3. collaborate with faculty members on cutting edge micro/nano research projects, journal manuscripts, and conference publications.

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled, with a projected start date of July 1, 2017. Electronic submission of applications is preferred. Send applications, including letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four references. Email applications to ifmsearch@lists.latech.edu. Inquiries may be submitted to:

Dr. Niel D. Crews, Search Committee Chair
Institute for Micromanufacturing, Director
Louisiana Tech University
Email:  ncrews@latech.edu

Louisiana Tech University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply. As a Louisiana public university, Louisiana Tech University makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.


 

 

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