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University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility (UIMF)

UIMF Part Time Lab Assistant

University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility (UIMF)

The UIMF is accepting applications for PART TIME LAB ASSISTANT within the University of Iowa Microfabrication Facility located in the Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL). 10-15 Hrs/week, flexible work schedule, $15/hr.  Undergraduate, Graduate and Post-Doc Students are strongly encouraged to apply.

The assistant will provide support in various facility operations. He/she will help in maintenance, calibration, repair, trouble shooting of various pieces of equipment such as metal evaporators, reactive-ion etcher, lithography tools, resist spinners, metrology tools and mask aligner. The lab assistant will also provide assistance in developing several micro/nanofabrication processes and standard operating procedures. He/she will be involved in the facility housekeeping, keep track of lab consumables, interact with users and ensure that the facility rules are adhered. This is an excellent opportunity to obtain hands-on experience and research skills on state-of-the-art micro/nano tools and processes in a modern cleanroom environment and develop key skills critical in the emerging micro- and nanotechnology sectors. There will be opportunities to co-author research publications as well.



Optical Science & Technology Employment Opportunities (OSTC)

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Iowa Advanced Technology Laboratories (IATL)

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