Lab Technician & Electronics Specialist/Machinist

Villanova University
September 23, 2023
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Posting Number: 20233768S

Position Title: Lab Technician & Electronics Specialist/Machinist Position Type: Staff Location: Villanova, PA Recruitment Type: Internal/External Applicants Work Schedule: full-time/12-months Avg Hours Week Department: 186-Physics Position Summary:

The lab technician will provide technical/electronic/programming and logistical research support to faculty. This includes maintenance and operation of the Physics machine shop along with duties relating to laboratory safety across the department.

Villanova is a Catholic university sponsored by the Augustinian order. Diversity and inclusion have been and will continue to be an integral component of Villanova University's mission. The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and seeks candidates who understand, respect and can contribute to the University's mission and values.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Duties for this position include: fabrication/design/repair of required mechanical and/or electrical parts for laboratories (research and teaching); Machine shop operation, safety, and maintenance; assist with annual laboratory safety inspections and related preparation/follow up; track chemical inventories for all research labs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's in STEM field or equivalent experience in research/teaching laboratory settings; ability to obtain radioactive materials user status for Villanova's certification/licensing (renew annually). Experience or ability to learn electronics, computer programming/interfacing, general laboratory safety, and machine shop tool operation and safety.

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of 1-2 years Physics research experience preferred. Experience with soldering, CAD (SolidWorks or similar), G-code, and Python Knowledge/ experience using a CNC Milling machine, lathe, bandsaw, mill, drill press, belt sander, soldering iron, and electronics test equipment (voltmeters, oscilloscopes, detectors).

Physical Requirements and/or Unusual Work Hours:

Ability to lift 25lbs and mild exposure to radioactive materials.

Special Message to Applicants: Posting Date: 08/14/2023 Closing Date (11:59pm ET): Salary Posting Information:

Commensurate with experience.

Salary Band: H Job Classification: non-exempt

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