Chemistry, Physics: High Energy, Physics: Photonics
4 Year Degree
Incom, Inc., headquartered in Charlton, Massachusetts (USA), is looking for the best and brightest ALD talent with both practical, hands on experience and appropriate technical understanding to operate and develop Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) processes and to support commercialization of Incom Microchannel Plates (MCP) and related ALD coated products.
Reporting to the Director of R&D, the ALD Research Scientist will be responsible for the functionalization of MCPs, in collaboration with R&D team members. The ALD Research Scientist will be a key contributor toward business development and commercialization of Incom’s MCP product line.
Work as an integral member of the R&D team, with responsibility for all facets of ALD processing, working directly with Incom’s ALD R&D Scientist
ALD process qualification and optimization for functionalization of MCPs
Analyze ALD films using thin film characterization techniques
Troubleshoot ALD system, schedule and facilitate maintenance of system
Document ALD processes, disseminate results and create SOPs for Incom’s manufacturing personnel
Interface with prospective customers to understand their technical requirements and to ensure that prototype samples are specified and fabricated appropriately.
BA, BS, Masters (with 3-7 years of industry experience), or Ph.D. degree (with 0-5 years of experience) in Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science, or Chemical Engineering required.
Technical background and hands on, practical experience with ALD system operation, process optimization and troubleshooting is essential.
3-5 years of experience with thin film characterization (ellipsometry, electrical characterization, SEM, surface spectroscopies etc.) is required.
3-5 years of demonstrated productive track record in related research and/or development.
Experience working in a cleanroom work environment is preferred.
Occasional travel to Argonne National Lab to complete ALD processing of MCPs is required.
English fluency (speaking, comprehension, reading and writing) is required for effective performance in this position.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Essential Competencies: Initiative, creativity, integrity, accountability, collaboration and teamwork.
Come work with us in a fast paced environment where you will be empowered and included, where innovation is encouraged and everyone’s voice can be heard. At Incom, high performing individuals have the opportunity to grow professionally, and develop rewarding careers. Incom offers a competitive compensation and benefits program.
NOTE: Incom will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this position. Applicants for employment must be able to meet access requirements to work on-site at the Argonne National Laboratory.
Incom is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, including Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.
Incom is the world’s largest supplier of fused fiber optics solutions that enable innovation in the medical, scientific, display and defense industries. Combining the most progressive glass and polymer microstructure components with unparalleled technology expertise, Incom empowers customers, researchers and instrument makers with fiber optic solutions that advance product development, engineering and end-user experience. www.incomusa.com
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