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Research Position: Harsh Environment Sensor Materials & Devices

Orono, ME
University of Maine
Posted 04/01/2021

A research position is available within the Frontier Institute for Research in Sensor Technologies (www.umaine.edu/FIRST) at the University of Maine in the area of electronic components and systems for wireless sensor technology for use in harsh environment applications.  The position emphasizes familiarity with design, fabrication, testing and evaluation of semiconductor electronic circuits, sensor materials, device fabrication, and radio-frequency (RF) electronics. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in several aspects of design, fabrication, packaging, and testing of wireless semiconductor and/or surface acoustic wave (SAW) sensor technology for detection of temperature, pressure, strain, and/or corrosion in high temperature harsh environments.  

The appointment is available immediately and will be at the level of Postdoctoral Research Associate or Research Associate (Sensor Devices) depending on qualifications. Due to timing, we are unable to provide visa sponsorship and candidates must be already authorized to work in the U.S.  Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, complete resume, copies of up to three journal publications, and a list of three references (names and email addresses) to:  https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=67577&job=postdoctoral-research-associate-or-research-associate-sensor-devices

 

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Requirements

Applicants must have significant training in the related area(s) of Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, and/or related field, with preference given to candidates with a MSc or PhD in the respective areas. Previous experience with semiconductor electronic circuitry, microelectronics device design and fabrication, materials synthesis and characterization techniques, and/or RF microwave tools and techniques is highly desirable. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, are required. 

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