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Technical Director PINSE
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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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Technical Director PINSE
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Technical Director PINSE

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23204-Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

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The Technical Director will be responsible for the management, smooth operation and development of the nanofabrication and characterization facility (NFCF).This includes the hiring, training and supervision of facility personnel; determining responsibilities of assigned staff positions to accomplish service and growth objectives; budget allocation of resources; billing for services rendered; establishing policies for effective operation of the facility; and assisting in securing funds for the expansion of PINSE/NFCF capabilities. The technical director is also expected to provide direct user support in one of the four core areas of NFCF services (nanolithography, film technology, electron microscopy, or spectroscopy).
The Technical Director will report directly to the Academic Director of PINSE and will be expected to manage the NFCF's scientific and support staff with the goals of (1) enhancing the strengths and visibility of existing multidisciplinary staff and user research programs; (2) identifying new directions that are strategically aligned with PINSE/NFCF mission; (3) enabling a world-class user program with an engaged, satisfied, and diverse user community; (4) promoting interactions with other programmatic Centers and user facilities; (5) interfacing effectively with the University of Pittsburgh educational programs in nanoscience and technology;; and (6) ensuring high standards in Environmental, Safety, and Health and quality assurance for all of the PINSE/NFCF's activities.

Requirements & Minimum Qualifications -- Elements
Ph.D. degree in science or engineering and extensive experience and expertise in materials characterization and/or micro-nano fabrication. Demonstrated experience in management. Clean room experience in performing research would be an asset.

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Qualified applicants should submit their applications electronically to The application should include the following materials in PDF form: a curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page description of work/research experience in a clean room environment and in nanoscale characterization, and three letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on May 28, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/ AA/ M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.

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The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

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