Senior Lithography Engineer

University of Southampton
November 22, 2023
Offerd Salary:£44,263 to £56,021
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (5 years
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Lithography Engineer Zepler Institute for Photonics and Nanoelectronics

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £44,263 to £56,021 Per annum Full Time Fixed Term (5 years) Closing Date: Wednesday 22 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2508523PN

We are seeking a Senior Lithography Engineer to support advanced research in the management and development of lithography process using the world's first 200kV electron-beam lithography tool situated in the Southampton Nanofabrication Centre at the University of Southampton, U.K.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Plan and deliver in depth specialist technical services for high quality research within the field of Electron Beam Lithography, project managing the research activity, specifically relating to “A capability for patterning beyond-CMOS devices at atomic scale”.
  • Creation of standard operating procedures for E-beam lithography tool
  • Proactively engaging with the vendors and other research institutes to develop and improve of exposure techniques and methodology.
  • Ongoing upkeep of lab health and safety measures
  • The ideal candidate should have:

  • Experience in micro/nano-fabrication, preferably in the area of e-beam lithography
  • Experience in process development, preferably in the area of photolithography
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Other desirable skills include:

  • Experience with using Proximity error correction and machine preparation software (e.g. GeNIsys Beamer, Tracer, Jobmaker)
  • Experience of root cause analysis
  • Proficiency with characterisation tools (e.g., SEMs, CD-SEMs, ellipsometry, etc.)
  • This position will suit an applicant who aims to rapidly grow their knowledge, cultivate high-impact and valuable skills on the forefront of advanced lithography technology. With the growth in these skills, it is expected that the position will evolve into an increasingly independent role, so the successful applicant will demonstrate the ability to self-organize and plan their schedule of work to align with the larger goals for the facility. The applicant is expected to work as part of a cohesive team and contribute to the acquisition and dissemination of high-quality research results.

    Equality, diversity and inclusion is central to the ethos in our research centre. We encourage women, black, asian and minority ethnic (BAME), LGBT and disabled applicants to apply for this position. We value diversity and inclusion at the University and aspire for our staff population to be broadly representative of our community. In recognition of our continued commitment to improving equality for women in science, we were awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly including part-time and due consideration will be given to applicants who have taken a career break. The University has a generous maternity policy, onsite childcare facilities along with other benefits such as the cycle to work scheme.

    The University of Southampton is in the top 1% of world universities and in the top 10 of the UK's research-intensive universities. The University of Southampton is committed to sustainability and being a globally responsible university and has recently been awarded the Platinum EcoAward. This commits all of our staff and students to take responsibility for managing their activities to minimise harm to the environment, whether this through switching off non-essential electrical equipment or using the recycling facilities.

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