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Technician Nanoelectronics Group

Are you a highly motivated engineer with experience in electronics, (cryogenic) measurement setups and measurement software? Apply now!

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  • Hours
    40 hr.
  • Salary indication
    Salary gross/monthly
    based on full-time
    € 3,072 - € 4,640
  • Deadline
    28 Feb 2024

Are you a highly motivated engineer with experience in electronics, (cryogenic) measurement setups and measurement software? We offer a technician position within the NanoElectronics (NE) Group at the University of Twente!
The NanoElectronics Group (NE) performs research and provides education in the field of nanoelectronics, comprising the study of electronic and magnetic properties of systems with critical dimensions in the nanoregime. In particular, we focus on brain-inspired and quantum electronics.
NE avails of its own labs with equipment to measure for electron transport experiments down to one hundredth degree above absolute zero. The group is also one of the main users of the MESA+ NanoLab with over 1200 m2 clean room. NE consists of approximately 25 people including professors, postdocs, (post)graduate students, technical and secretarial support.

The technicians at NE support research and education activities in various ways. Firstly, they maintain essential infrastructure such as measurement setups, electronics and software. Secondly, they support the design and realization of experimental
setups - including electronic circuits and vacuum technology. Thirdly, they support practical supervision and teaching activities.

In this position you will be a full member of the staff. Your responsibilities include:

Your profile

  • Your education level is Higher Professional Education (HBO) or University (WO);
  • You have an electronics and/or physics background;
  • You are able to work independently and as a part of a team and maintain a dedicated and flexible mindset;
  • You are social and enjoy working in interaction with other people. You like helping other people. You have excellent communication skills;
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic environment, where focused work is alternated with responding to ad-hoc requests and questions;
  • You take pride and joy in maintaining an organized and representative lab environment;
  • As you will work in an international environment, you need to be proficient in English.

Our offer

  • You will be appointed for a period of one year for 40 hours a week with the prospect of a permanent contract after positive evaluation;
  • The university offers a dynamic ecosystem with enthusiastic colleagues within a very stimulating scientific environment;
  • Your salary and associated conditions are in accordance with the collective labor agreement for Dutch universities (CAO-NU);
  • Gross salary between € 3.072,- and € 4.640,- per month depending on experience and qualifications;
  • Excellent benefits including a holiday allowance of 8% of the gross annual salary, a year-end bonus of 8.3% and a solid pension scheme;
  • Free access to sports facilities on campus;
  • Between 29 and 41 leave days in case of full-time employment;
  • Excellent support and facilities for professional and personal development;
  • We are also a family-friendly institution that offers parental leave (both paid and unpaid) and career support for partners.

Information and application

Are you interested in this position? Please send your application via the 'Apply now' button below, before 28 February 2024 at the latest, and include:

Job interviews will be planned before May 1st.

For more information regarding this position, you are welcome to contact
Prof.dr.ir. W.G. (Wilfred) van der Wiel, (W.G.vanderWiel@utwente.nl)

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About the organisation

The faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) uses mathematics, electronics and computer technology to contribute to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT). With ICT present in almost every device and product we use nowadays, we embrace our role as contributors to a broad range of societal activities and as pioneers of tomorrow's digital society. As part of a people-first tech university that aims to shape society, individuals and connections, our faculty works together intensively with industrial partners and researchers in the Netherlands and abroad, and conducts extensive research for external commissioning parties and funders. Our research has a high profile both in the Netherlands and internationally. It has been accommodated in three multidisciplinary UT research institutes: Mesa+ Institute, TechMed Centre and Digital Society Institute.

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Wiel, W.G. van der (Wilfred)

Wiel, W.G. van der (Wilfred)
Full Professor of Nano Electronics, Director Center for Brain-Inspired Nano Systems (BRAINS)

Wiel, W.G. van der (Wilfred)
Full Professor of Nano Electronics, Director Center for Brain-Inspired Nano Systems (BRAINS)

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Step 1

When you see a vacancy that appeals to you, you can apply online. We ask you to upload a CV and motivation letter and/or list of publications. You will receive a confirmation of receipt by e-mail.

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Step 2

The selection committee will review your application and you will receive a response within 2 weeks after the vacancy has been closed.

Step 3

1st interview.
The 1st (online or in person) meeting serves as an introduction where we introduce ourselves to you and you to us. You may be asked to give a short presentation. This will be further explained in the invitation.

Step 4

2nd interview.
In the second interview, we will further discuss the job content, your skills and your talents.

Step 5

The offer.
If the conversations are positive, you will be made a suitable offer.

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