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San Jose, California, United States (on-site)
4 days ago
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Berkeley, California, United States (on-site)
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Materials Engineers


  • The Sensors Engineering and Applications Team is currently seeking a Sensor Materials Engineer to work with a cross-disciplinary team focused on developing gas and vapor sensors for a variety of applications. This role is targeting engineers with interest and experience in various aspects of sensor development including raw materials science, deposition, testing and data analysis. Significant duties include designing, prototyping, testing, and characterizing new sensor materials in the lab and subsequently deploying and validating them in application. Familiarity with sensor ink formulations and printing including solvent/binder systems is highly desired. A desire to propose and pursue novel ideas and materials is required. Thinking “outside the box” is highly encouraged.
  • Responsibilities:

    • Extensive experience working hands-on in a laboratory environment, ideally with special focus on working with carbon and sensor materials
    • Experience with ink deposition techniques (drop cast, ink jet, etc.), ideally with special focus on sensors
    • Perform laboratory synthesis, development, testing, calibration, and characterization of novel sensor materials and inks
    • Analyze data using Matlab, Python, JMP or in-house generated visualization software and clearly document and present results
    • Maintain an organized lab notebook and prepare detailed, concise SOPs and documentation with a quality mindset towards reproducible experiments, processes and results
    • Interact with the electronics and software team providing feedback and input on the system from sensor perspective
    • Support integration and field testing of novel sensors and instrumentation including product concepts and prototyping

    Minimum Requirements:

    • Ph.D. in related engineering field (Applied Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or equivalent), or Master's Degree in related engineering field (Applied Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or equivalent) with 3+ years of related experience, or Bachelor's degree in related engineering field (Applied Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science or equivalent) with 5+ yrs experience.
    • US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident - Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

    Physical Requirements :

    • Physical duties for this position include but are not limited to, ability to lift less than 25 lbs independently, 2 times per day; carry 10-25 lbs, 2 times per day.
    • Visual abilities to include near, far, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to distinguish basic colors.
    • Hearing requirements include the ability to hear and respond to instructions, communicate effectively in loud areas (pier/dock, warehouse). 
    • Other physical tasks include occasional prolonged standing/walking; use of hands for basic /fine grasping and manipulation, repetitive motion, reaching above and below the shoulders, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, and stooping.
    • Other occupational requirements include talking, traveling, working around others, and with others. Will be exposed to dust or other irritants and electrical/mechanical/power equipment hazards. 
    • Physical duties are subject to change.

Job ID: 73166675

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