Group Openings

Graduate and undergraduate positions are always available.

Please direct inquiries to Prof. Huffaker:

Senior Research Scientist - Laboratory Manager (new!)

This professional position is funded through the California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI). The laboratory management requires a dynamic, self-directed researcher responsible for technical aspects of the molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) user facility, including design of new experiments, oversight of research projects, system operation and management. The lab manager will be responsible for training and monitoring new users, coordinating with and supporting current users, and developing new opportunities for research collaborations. Other responsibilities include maintaining an outstanding independent research record, intellectual property, conference presentations, publications and external grants. Strong skills are required in MBE machine maintenance, III-V semiconductor epitaxy growth, and materials characterization. Additional skills in device design and micro/nanofabrication are beneficial.

Desired skills:

  • Expertise in VEECO MBE maintenance, III-V semiconductor epitaxy by MBE and characterization.
  • Creative approach to developing new research and seeking funding opportunities.
  • Interest in project leadership, grant-writing and cross-disciplinary collaboration.
  • Effective written and oral communication is absolutely necessary.

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