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Postdoctoral Research Associate - Materials growth & microelectronic device fabrication

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 20, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Biotechnology & Bioengineering, Engineering, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Responsibilities:

The College of Engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has a postdoctoral position available. The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to develop and expand upon a diversified technical skill set while making a positive contribution to development of novel nano/micro electromechanical devices, optoelectronics and nanophotonic devices for infrared and visible spectral regions, and development of Quantum devices.

Research projects for this position will involve development of materials and micro-/nano-fabrication of electronic/photonic devices. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in semiconductor physics and materials and device characterization. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in materials growth and microelectronic device fabrication as well as writing research proposals, technical reports, and journal papers. In this position, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work and collaborate with a network of faculty and students, and other scientists and engineers.

Required Qualifications:

- Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science or a closely related field

- Experience in Semiconductor Device Fabrication and Characterization

- Experience in surface coating/passivation

- Experience in materials Characterization (x-ray diffraction, microscopy, and luminescence)

- Familiarity with modern epitaxial growth techniques, such as molecular beam epitaxy, metal-organic vapor phase epitaxy, or atomic layer deposition

- Ability to mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and ensure the highest levels of laboratory safety

- Excellent communication skills

- Demonstrated ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams

-Ability to work under tight deadlines and short turnaround times

Salary Range: $47,500 to $55,000 year

Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order for your application to be reviewed by the hiring committee, please upload three documents as a single PDF file that contains the following: 1) cover letter of interest outlining your research experiences 2) CV and 3) a list of three professional references including email addresses and phone numbers. References will not be contacted without notifying candidates first.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and accepted until the position is filled. Employment will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies.

Position Details:
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Employment Type: PD -
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Restricted Status:
Yes, dependent upon continued funding
1.00 / 40 hours a week
Exemption Status:

Contact Information:
Human Resources Administrator

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