Process engineer- Nanofabrication

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Regular working hours are 39 hours 50 minutes per week. The successful applicant will be responsible for overseeing, maintaining and supporting the operation of the following micro/nanotechnology instruments:

  • Plasma tools such as RIE, ICP-RIE, PECVD
  • PVD tools: sputtering and E-beam evaporator
  • Photolithography tools: mask aligners, resist coating systems
  • Wet benches


  • Verifying and maintaining compliance with regulations in the facility
  • Training and knowledge transfer to facility users
  • Development and customization of new recipes in collaboration with research groups
  • Support researchers in planning new fabrication processes
  • Support installation of new instruments

Your profile:

  • Education:
    • a master's degree (FH/University) in the field of micro/nanotechnology, physics, material science or similar field
    • OR a bachelor's degree (FH/University) with at least three years of relevant industrial experience
  • Previous experience working in technical cleanrooms, preferably in research
  • Experience with one or more of the following: RIE, ICP-RIE, PECVD, ALD, PVD (sputtering, thermal or e-beam evaporators), wet etching, mask aligners, nanoimprint tools and 3D nano-printers
  • Experience with process development of nano -or microstructures
  • Experience with installation and maintenance of technical systems, especially cleanroom devices
  • A strong team player with good organizational skills
  • Good English communication skills

Additional skills:

  • Experience with electron microscopy
  • Experience with electron beam lithography
  • Knowledge of German

Apply now

Applications, with the usual documents, can be sent until April 1st, or until the position is filled. Please submit all relevant material to:

Center for Soft Nanoscience (SoN)
attn. Dr. Banafsheh Abasahl
Busso-Peus-Str. 11
48149 Münster

The University of Münster is a gender equality employer and strives to increase the number of female researchers in the natural sciences. Therefore, applications from women are especially welcome and will be considered preferentially in the case of equal qualification, capabilities and achievements as long as personal reasons do not prevail. Disabled applicants will be employed preferentially as well in the case of equal qualification.