EUV Lithography Research Scientist

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Research/Science
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MS-Materials Sciences
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94372 Requisition #

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Materials Sciences Division has an opening for a EUV Lithography Research Scientist, (evening shift) to join the team.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Scientific and technical oversight of all infrastructure: EUVL exposure systems, synchrotron beamlines, semiconductor processing equipment, ellipsometers, scanning electron microscopes, software, servers, web/database systems, equipment protection systems, etc.  You are expected to be an expert at operating and troubleshooting these systems and keeping them functional during your shift.
  • Provide independent, sound guidance in real-time (scientific, technical, and strategic) to staff and customers during the shift to keep all systems functional and maximize value to customers.
  • Pilot our Hitachi S4800 analytical Scanning Electron Microscope with expert level skills to inspect patterned wafers. 
  • Provide excellent customer service to our world-wide user base before shifts and in real-time during shifts.
  • Work lead for two engineers that operate the lithography system and wafer processing equipment during your shift
  • Ensure that experimental equipment maintains its world leading status
  • Maintain, improve, develop high level controls software for improved performance. Control software is written in MATLAB
  • Develop new hardware, diagnostics, software, capabilities, methods, or procedures to improve experimental systems and increase value to customers
  • Installation, commissioning, qualification, and debugging of new systems or subsystems
  • Reticle design and collaboration. Interface with manufacturers, communication of process goals, metrology points, etc.
  • Preparation of technical instructions and operational documents for new or altered experimental systems

 

Additional expectations for Career .2 level

  • Supervise two engineers that operate the lithography system and wafer processing equipment during your shift 

 

What is Required for career-track (.1) appointment

  • Ph.D. preferred in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related field.
  • Good understanding of EUV lithography and EUV lithography exposure systems
  • Experience in the operation, alignment, and troubleshooting of EUV lithography systems or comparable synchrotron beamlines.
  • Experience maintaining scientific infrastructure and developing / refining procedures and processes to keep things in good working order.  
  • Experience with optical design and modeling of optical systems.
  • Familiarity with lithography systems properties, e.g., spatial coherence, aberrations, speckle, drift, vibration, defocus, dose, field uniformity 
  • Experience programming, e.g., MATLAB, Python, Javascript, PHP
  • Experience operating a scanning electron microscope (SEM) 
  • Experience operating semiconductor processing equipment, e.g., spin coaters, developers, bake plates, ellipsometers. 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal communication skills including scientific and technical communication skills

 

Additional requirements for .2 (Career) appointment

  • Five years experience leading critical business operations including: managing all personnel, program administration and planning, developing / acquiring / maintaining supporting infrastructure, developing and refining procedures and processes, developing and maintaining a healthy culture, recruiting, interviewing, hiring and preserving talent, scheduling, adapting as needed to meet evolving business needs. 
  • Five years experience in the commissioning, operation, alignment, and troubleshooting of EUV lithography systems or comparable synchrotron beamlines to keep them continuously functional.
  • EUV lithography publication record and conference presentation record
  • Expert level knowledge of EUV lithography and EUV lithography systems
  • Optical design and modeling of illumination systems, imaging systems, or coherence control systems in ZEMAX
  • Strong programming skills in MATLAB and full-stack web programming (PHP, MySQL, Javascript + proficient with modern JS frameworks, e.g., React, Angular)
  • Demonstrated ability in running a complex customer-centric user program
  • Experience determining program requirements, developing proposals, and recommending strategic objectives.

 

To be fully considered please provide the following materials in your application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

 

This position will remain open until filled. 

 

Notes:

  • This is a full time position exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay. Employee will be placed at the appropriate career-track (.1) or career (.2) levels commensurate with their experience.
  • This is a permanent night shift position (16:00 - 24:00) and the successful candidate should  desire long-term employment during night shift.
  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

 

Based on University of California Policy - SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program and U.S Federal Government requirements, Berkeley Lab requires that all members of our community obtain the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as they are eligible. As a condition of employment at Berkeley Lab, all Covered Individuals must Participate in the COVID-19 Vaccination Program by providing proof of Full Vaccination or submitting a request for Exception or Deferral. Visit covid.lbl.gov for more information.

 

Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab's mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

 

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Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments.

Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We heartily welcome applications from women, minorities, veterans, and all who would contribute to the Lab’s mission of leading scientific discovery, inclusion, and professionalism. In support of our diverse global community, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity and IDEA Information Links:
Know your rights, click here for the supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law." and the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4.

 

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