Junior Technician (Transmission Electron Microscopy/Optical Characterization) (Job ID: 3193)

Job level Middle
Education Bachelor Degree
Location Clearwater Bay
Employment type Full Time
Benefits Dental plan, Medical plan
Industry Education / Training
Job function Science / Lab / Research > Laboratory
Education / Training > Others
Published On 01/12/2016

Job Title:                     Junior Technician (Transmission Electron Microscopy/Optical Characterization)
Department:                Materials Characterization and Preparation Facility
Job ID:                        3193


Job Posting Details

The appointee will be involved in installing new transmission electron microscopes (TEMs) and daily operation of the electron microscopy/optical characterization facilities at the Materials Characterization and Preparation Facility (MCPF).  MCPF is one of the largest central facilities serving the academic researchers and postgraduate students in Schools of Science and Engineering for the preparation, characterization and analysis of various advanced materials. In addition to serving HKUST, MCPF also provides services to other Hong Kong tertiary institutions and clients from government laboratories and regional industries.

Applicants should have a recognized diploma or degree in Physics, Biology, Materials Science and Engineering or related disciplines.  The appointee should be a good team player and be able to work independently, perform multi-tasks in a fast-paced environment, and have strong motivation to learn and grow.  Hands-on advanced training of TEM/Optical Characterization will be provided.  Experience in solid sample preparation (cutting, polishing and ion milling) and optical characterization (Raman, FITR & UV spectroscopy) is preferred.  Prior experience with TEM instrumentation or Aberration-corrected TEM/Optical Characterization is strongly desirable. (Duration: 1 year)

Starting salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

Application Procedure
In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website (http://jobs.ust.hk) and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before Thursday, 15 December 2016.  Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission.  We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.