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Industrial PhD Position “Thermal modelling of metal hydrides compression and storage systems”
GRZ Technologies SA GRZ Technologies Ltd. offers, in joint collaboration with EPFL, an industrial PhD position in the field of “Thermal modelling of metal hydrides compression and storage systems”. The PhD student will be fully employed by GRZ Technologies Ltd. (www.grz-technologies.com). The academic supervision will be ensured by Prof. Andreas Züttel, head of the Laboratory for Materials in Renewable Energy (https://www.epfl.ch/labs/lmer/). The doctoral title will be awarded by the School of Chemical Engineering of EPFL.
Senior Cryogenics Technologist
Edwards Vacuum The Senior Cryogenics Technologist in her/his role will drive innovative ideas & thinking into Edwards cryopumping and cryocooling product offerings. S/he will be extremely well connected with various Edwards sister companies (Leybold, Ulvac Cryogenics…) as well as to customers, suppliers, and academia. S/he will be expected to leverage these connections to execute innovative and robust technology roadmaps for the product lines. As part of the Core Technology group s/he will build and execute on a credible portfolio of ideas aligned with the business strategy that will transition to the New Product Introduction (NPI) group for subsequent launch. Additionally, the individual will serve as a design authority for cryopumps, refrigerators, compressors, sensors, and new technologies into development, and will often serve as the final arbiter when decisions on quality and regulatory compliance are at stake. While the individual will be expected to be self-directed and highly motivated, s/he will interface with all levels and functions in the organization and must develop strong working relationships with cross-functional colleagues.
Sr. Mechanical Engineer
Edwards Vacuum The Edwards CTIP Core Technology team is looking for a highly qualified Mechanical Engineer with creativity, technical expertise and a passion for hands-on development and experimentation. The candidate will be responsible for the design, development and introduction of the next generation cryopumps, cryocoolers, cryogenic and vacuum products. While the individual will be expected to be self-directed and highly motivated, s/he will interface with all levels and functions in the organization, and will develop strong working relationships with both cross-functional colleagues. The individual is expected to travel both nationally and internationally in support of projects and collaborations according to the current travel safety guidelines.
Fermilab Seeking an entry Cryogenic Engineer to support existing cryogenic system operations and expanding project needs. The candidate will work in a team environment under the supervision of a more senior engineer or scientist. Activities of the position will include operating helium cryogenic systems, performing and developing operating procedures, troubleshooting system problems using investigative engineering, improving cryogenic operations through process engineering improvements and upgrades, maintaining and responding to alarms, coordinating system maintenance and improvement plans.
This position will also support cryogenic projects within the Cryogenic Sector of Fermilab. Project tasks can include thermal, hydraulic and structural analysis, cryogenic process design and analysis, cryogenic component design, in-house or vendor oversight of fabrication, installation and commissioning.
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Postdoctoral Researcher Opportunity at AMPeers
AMPeers LLC AMPeers LLC, an advanced materials R&D and manufacturing company, located at the University of Houston Technology Bridge Energy Devices and Fabrication Laboratory is hiring a post-doctoral fellow to work on three new small business innovative research (SBIR) projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). Since 2016, AMPeers has been developing and scaling up innovative technologies on advanced superconductors in collaboration with Prof. Selvamanickam’s research group at the University of Houston (UH).
(https://www.ampeers-llc.com/ and https://selva.me.uh.edu/).
The role of the post-doctoral fellow position at AMPeers is to develop, fabricate and test unique superconductor tapes and wires using advanced materials processes such as metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD), ultrafast lasers, magnetron sputtering, roll-to-roll manufacturing and cryogenic electromagnetic and electromechanical testing. Other job responsibilities include preparation of research reports and contribution to proposal development.
Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in an Engineering Discipline or Physics. Experimental research experience in development of advanced materials is highly preferred. Experience in technologies relevant to AMPeers’ portfolio is desirable. Excellent communications skills and strong commitment to safety, quality and project deadlines are very important. Applicants should submit a complete CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Cryogenic Engineer
Fermilab Fermilab seeks a Senior Level Cryogenic Engineer to support expanding project needs and existing cryogenic system operations. The candidate will work in a team environment under the supervision of a more senior engineer. This position will support cryogenic projects within the Cryogenic Sector of Fermilab. This includes cryogenic support of the Proton Improvement Plan-II (PIP-II) which is a new leading-edge superconducting linear particle accelerator under development at Fermilab. This accelerator’s high intensity proton beam will power a broad range of particle physics experiments for decades to come with the potential to revolutionize our understanding of the universe. This also includes cryogenic support of the upgrade of the Linac Coherent Light Source Project at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory (LCLS-II-HE). LCLS-II-HE consists of a X-ray laser which will be used to investigate the fundamental dynamics of energy and charge in atoms and molecules. Tasks can include thermal, hydraulic and structural analysis, cryogenic process design and analysis, cryogenic component design, in-house or vendor oversight of fabrication, installation and commissioning.
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Superconducting Qubit Measurement
MIT Lincoln Laboratory We seek a full-time technical staff to research superconducting quantum devices. The role will be focused on understanding and improving the performance of superconducting qubits and amplifiers by studying new materials, processes, and designs. The successful candidate will drive research by setting experimental plans and directions, simulating devices, designing circuits, performing measurements, and analyzing data. This role involves partnering closely with our fabrication team. The candidate will work with a team of experts in superconducting qubit theory, design, fabrication, and measurement to push forward the leading edge of superconducting quantum processor capabilities.
PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field, and experience or interest in quantum science. Additional highly desired skills include low-noise cryogenic measurements, quantum device design, and a background in superconducting qubits. MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.
Superconducting Qubit Nanofabrication
MIT Lincoln Laboratory We seek a full-time technical staff for nanofabrication of monolithic and 3D-integrated circuits. A core research focus will be within superconducting qubits and 3D-integrated quantum systems. Since the performance of superconducting qubits is closely tied to advancements in device materials and fabrication, the successful candidate will focus on increasing the performance of superconducting qubits through developing and maturing state-of-the-art techniques. The successful candidate will have experience using a broad fabrication tool set, and they will be responsible for conceiving, implementing, and evaluating experiments through hands-on development. They will have a demonstrated ability to plan rigorous experiments, and to respond to rapidly-shifting priorities. The candidate will work with a team of scientists, engineers, and technicians to push forward the leading edge of quantum processors.
Ph.D. in Materials Science, Chemistry, Physics, Electrical Engineering or related field, and demonstrated expertise in nanoscale fabrication process development and analysis techniques. Prior experience is desired in operating systems for lithographic patterning, metals deposition, plasma etch techniques, and analysis techniques such as scanning electron microscopy. Prior experience is a plus in statistically designed experiments and analysis or computer programming.
HYPER Laboratory Communications Manager
Washington State University The HYPER Laboratory Communications Manager serves as key support in the communication of HYPER laboratory required reporting and communications. Areas of responsibility include maintaining a social media presence, curating a laboratory website, assisting in grant proposal fulfillment and document preparation, editing journal publications of original research, and assisting in the production of presentation materials. This position requires a proven blend of editorial skills (writing, editing and proofreading).
The position is part-time or full and remote work is an option.