AFM/Optical Engineer

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Job Description
We are in search of hard-working and motivated AFM/Optical Engineer to develop leading-edge technology solutions in a challenging and fast-paced environment. BS, MS, and Ph.D. (EE, ME, ChE, Physics, Chemistry, Optical Science and Material Science) are sought to work on fabrication, design, and research, development, and commercialization of special AFM instruments to do AFM and Optical Spectroscopy on a single molecular level.
An ideal candidate will be able to assemble, design and test optical confocal microscopy/spectroscopy instruments and combine them with an atomic force microscope (AFM).
In this position, you will be responsible for precision sample measurements applying optical confocal microscopy and spectroscopy techniques in combination with AFM. Projects may involve all aspects of product or process design, development, and sustaining. Experience with ultra-fast laser and Raman spectroscopy is a plus. Experience with clean room processing and III-V diode laser fabrication/testing is a plus.
We would like to hear from a resourceful problem solver with the capacity to quickly grasp and resolve a wide range of technical issues through the implementation of practical solutions to complicated problems.
This position may require problem-solving skills during customer on-site visits to understand customer problems. Strong verbal and written communication skills are a plus.
The position is located at our laboratory facilities on the south campus of the University Of New Mexico (UNM) and Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT), Albuquerque, New Mexico. Starting salary will be commensurate with experience.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Bachelors, Masters or Ph.D. in (EE, ME, ChE, Physics, Chemistry, Optical Science and Material Science).
  • Ability to legally work in the U.S.
  • Prior experience with optics, lasers, optical spectroscopy and microscopy, AFM is a plus.
  • Ability to manage /complete multiple projects simultaneously and successfully.
  • Strong attention to details.

Company Description

ACTOPROBE LLC is a small business company developing and selling custom AFM probes for combining AFM with optical spectroscopy/microscopy instruments to do single molecular spectroscopy. ACTOPROBE LLC was founded in March 2009.

Additional Information
Posted: May 2019.
Type: Full-time or Part-time.
Experience: Entry level/Experienced Professional
Functions: Technician, Engineer, Scientist.
Industries: Semiconductor Device Manufacturing, AFM, Optics, Spectroscopy.
Compensation: Depending on experience.

If you are interested in becoming part of an innovative, high-energy, customer-focused, technology-enabled team we’d love to hear from you!

Please, fill out the form at www.actoprobe.com/apply or send your resume to aukhanov@actoprobe.com

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