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The NC State Nanofabrication Facility (NNF) is now accepting applications for a full-time photolithography engineer. Job duties will include: development of standard processes on lithography and other processing equipment, preparation of manuals to educate users, performance of routine tests to ensure that standard processes meet the specifications, user training on various tools, running processes for remote users, providing support for the design of new lithographic masks, serving as a lab instructor for NC State laboratory classes on fabrication, and working with members of the NNF Staff on projects for courses and workshops. For a complete job description and to apply, see the online job posting.
Graduate Student Staff (Peer-to-Peer Network)
The RTNN will be setting up a Peer-to-Peer Network Graduate Student Staff program. Graduate Student Staff will work with distance-use students to run samples and communicate through a real-time visual web link (e.g., Skype, WebEx) with a mail exchange of samples. Graduate student staff will be supported with a stipend supplement. Check back for more information and specific opportunities.
Research Experience for Undergraduates Program (RTNN REU+)
The inaugural summer of our Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU+) program was in 2016. Students will participate in nanotechnology-related research at one of the RTNN partner universities with follow-on at students’ home institutions in the year following the summer program. Visit our REU page for more information and applications.
In order to further our mission to serve as a hub of cutting-edge nanotechnology innovation and education, the RTNN has established a means to allow members of the nanotechnology and greater scientific communities, who would otherwise not have the financial resources, to use RTNN facilities. Visit our Kickstarter page for more information and an application form. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis with two priority deadlines per year.
The RTNN awards serve to recognize researchers conducting collaborative research across the network as well as students who have devoted their time and energy to education and outreach activities. Details for each award are described below. Applications are due May 15, 2017. Visit the awards page for more information.