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INSTRUMENTATION TECHNOLOGIST

Apply now Job no: 93200-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY
Location: Madison
Categories: Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:

93200-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

INSTRUMENTATION TECHNOLOGIST

Official Title:

SR INSTRUMENT TECH(S54BN) or INSTRUMENTATION TECH(S54DN) or ASSOC INSTRUMENT TECH(S54FN)

Hiring Department:

A481500-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/CHEMISTRY/CHEMISTRY

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 07, 2018

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Advanced degree in engineering, physics, chemistry, computer science or related field is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two or more years of laboratory experience working with complex analytical instruments, including significant design, building, maintenance, and repair responsibilities.

The ideal candidate will have experience and/or the ability to develop prototype electronic circuits required for instrumentation innovations in analytical instruments, including circuit board layout and fabrication, soldering, cable construction, and enclosure adaptation. In addition, experience in software-instrument interfaces, familiarity with LabView, C++, Python and other programming languages is also desired. Applicants should also have experience using 3D CAD drawings, such as AutoCAD 3D or Solid Works.

Problem solving skills, strong leadership and organizational skills are a must. This position also requires strong written and oral communication skills.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

The Instrumentation Technologist will provide electronics support for the research, instructional, and outreach programs in the UW-Madison Department of Chemistry. This person will help create a newly designed Instrument Design Lab and then manage the electronics area within this lab. This position will support faculty, staff, and students by designing, constructing, testing, improving and repairing specialized research instrumentation. Working closely with departmental engineers, machinists, and glass blower, this person will provide an integrated approach to instruments design. The person filling this position will also develop and offer training on software-instrument interfacing, printed circuit board layout, soldering, and electronics construction techniques.

Additional Information:

 

Contact:

Char Horsfall
chorsfall@wisc.edu
608-262-5927
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact Char Horsfall, chorsfall@wisc.edu, 608-262-5927.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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