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Positions Posted: Senior Engineer (2 openings) and Maintenance/Lab Facilities Manager

The Stanford Nanofabrication Facility (SNF) at Stanford University is seeking additional staff members to help expand and diversity, as well as support, its research operations.  The SNF is a 10,000 ft2 cleanroom located on the Stanford campus, housing over 100 tools supporting electronics device fabrication to academic and industrial researchers for nearly 30 years.  In addition, SNF has recently acquired oversight for two new satellite labs located in the same building.  The SNF shared labs are first and foremost a service organization providing tools and know-how to academic and industrial researchers who numbered nearly 500 this year.  A convergence of program initiatives now provides the opportunity to redefine shared experimental infrastructure needs for the School of Engineering and beyond.

Positions #64687. We seek creative, knowledgeable, scientists and engineers to provide know-how and develop resources to support existing and leading edge research areas. The successful candidate will support researchers and the research infrastructure they depend on for their work. This position will join an existing staff of 19 and report to the Lab Manager.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Lab operations. Provide engineering expertise process and equipment support. Define workflow or hardware that improve safety, efficiency and/or capability. Identify and address issues which may affect the research. 
  • Research support. Provide technical leadership to enables researchers to explore work that integrates a broad range of disciplines. Contribute and participate in preparation of grant and contract proposals.
  • Laboratory Safety.  Define, administer, and support safety infrastructure for the lab.
  • Outreach & education:  Initiate and support activities that help establish the SNF shared labs as a brand for the broader research community.

Position #64609. We also seek a Maintenance and Laboratory Facilities Manager who will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of the existing tools and infrastructure and also support the rapidly evolving equipment needs of our researchers. This position will join an existing staff of 19 and report to the Lab Manager.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance oversight for maintenance, repair, and local facilities support for fabrication equipment across the SNF labs.
  • Supervision & hands-on mentoring for seven engineers and technicians.
  • Installation of new equipment, from specifications and planning through construction.
  • Lab safety, including oversight for the local response team.
  • Administration of contracts and budgets for the maintenance unit.

For more information about these positions and to apply online, please go to the Stanford Jobs website.