Senior Technician/Nanofabrication Research Technician Physics

Loughborough University

United Kingdom

August 31, 2022


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Senior Technician/Nanofabrication Research Technician Physics

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Technical Services 6 grade 6 from £31406 to £40927 per annum. Subject to annual pay award.

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Loughborough University is seeking to appoint a highly skilled and experienced senior technician in the Physics Department of the multi-disciplinary School of Science.

The post holder will support the installation and commissioning of a multi- user thin film, lithography and scanning probe microscopy system (nanofabrication system). In addition the role will include providing technical support to staff and students in the department's research laboratories.

Duties will include: management of the nanofabrication system including training and technical support for research staff and student users; implementation of laboratory Health and Safety procedures; development of standard operating protocols; implementation of initial test devices to demonstrate the capabilities of the nanofabrication system; and assisting with organisation and delivery of postgraduate training workshops. This role would suit someone with experience in thin film and lithography techniques and competence in the use and maintenance of UHV systems. A good working knowledge of relevant Health and Safety regulations and practices is also desirable.

The successful candidate should be a highly motivated individual with good communication skills. In depth experimental knowledge of one or more of the areas of lithography, RF and DC sputtering, e-beam evaporation and scanning probe microscopy techniques would also be advantageous.

Informal enquiries should be made to Prof. Kelly Morrison by email on or Steve Elliott, Technical Facilities Manager by email on or by phone on +44 (0) 1509 222595

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The history of Loughborough University can be traced back to the establishment of a small technical institute in 1909. Originally, Loughborough University of Technology provided education only in technical subjects like art and science. The university was given its current...