Development of new deposition precursors for atomic layer deposition and/or materials printing.
Assist in contributing to and maintaining digital repositories of information under the guidance of research teams;
Maintain records of research activities and outcomes;
Prepare and write reports pertinent to experiments, as requested by the supervisor and/or senior researchers.
Participate on relevant committees such as those determining project and space requirements, new projects, and redevelopment of existing space.
Ensure that equipment and laboratories used in the course of experiments are well maintained and the processes and procedures related to use of space and/or equipment are followed.
Provide scientific advice and mentoring to students;
Attend relevant conferences and workshops to gather new knowledge and/or to present results of SBQMI research.
Works under the general supervision of the Principal Investigator leading research in thin film growth, and in consultation with faculty members. Is called upon to use unique and highly advanced technical knowledge to resolve complex scientific and technical problems that have not been previously encountered and do not have established methods, principles or guidelines to follow for resolution - develops these as necessary and documents the process.
Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or graduation from a technical college or institute. Undergraduate degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Chemistry or a related field
Minimum of 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Demonstrated hands-on proficiency with Atomic Layer deposition
Demonstrated ability to develop novel, high-quality thin film materials
Experience with other film deposition techniques such as sputtering, photo-deposition, and solution deposition
Experience with maintaining facilities and equipment
Experience with lithography techniques
Experience with analysis techniques such as powder X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy, and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy would be an asset
Demonstrated skills utilizing Microsoft Office; Google Docs; iWork, or similar.
Please apply online at www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/26064
Salary range is $42,634 (minimum) - $50,355 annually. UBC offers a competitive benefits package including extended medical, dental, life insurance, professional development funding and pension.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.