Digital Microelectronics Lab Manager (REVISED)

Wright State University

Dayton, OH

Job posting number: #7111584

Posted: September 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary/Basic Function:
Manage a digital microelectronics laboratory and maker space that provides students a hands on learning environment for printed circuit board prototyping.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Management of Information Systems, or a closely-related field.
Experience with equipment and techniques used in the design process, fabrication and packaging of digital microelectronics equipment.
Experience with Solidworks models and software.
Experience with PCB CAD software.
Knowledge of and experience with safety procedures, simple hand tool usage, parts recognition, printed circuit board layout and fabrication, types of wiring and connectors, soldering and de-soldering of components and documentation used in the digital electronics industry.
Preferred Qualifications
Experience with LPKF microelectronics fabrication equipment
Essential Functions and percent of time:
20% – Scheduling and staffing the facility. This includes controlling access to the facility; creating and enforcing appropriate security procedures and practices; and initiating and enforcing compliance with safety regulations.

40% – Managing and maintaining overall operation of the facility and its contents. This includes upkeep, repair, and maintenance of equipment, instruments, and computers; maintaining an inventory of all facility content; and ordering and purchasing equipment, instruments and supplies as necessary.

40% – Mentoring students, teaching classes in the use of digital microelectronics laboratory equipment, and interfacing with faculty in support of specific curricular needs. This includes helping to develop, review and implement laboratory experiments and instruction; analyzing and troubleshooting design and fabrication issues; and assisting students working in the facility.
Essential Functions and percent of time (cont'd):
Non-Essential Functions and percent of time:
Working Conditions
Possible exposure to hazardous materials/chemicals.

This is a grant funded position with continuation dependent on funding. Special contract terms and conditions of employment apply.

Wright State University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, is committed to an inclusive environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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