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Founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross in 1948, Stonehill is a private Catholic college located just 22 miles from downtown Boston on a beautiful 384-acre campus in Easton, Massachusetts. With a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1, the College engages its 2,500+ students in 80+ rigorous academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, and pre-professional fields.
Faithful to the Holy Cross tradition in education, Stonehill College is committed to developing the moral, spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social competencies of its students and seeks to build and sustain a campus community that embraces diversity and inclusion in its teaching, learning, living, and working. Stonehill values the diversity of persons, opinions, and cultural and religious perspectives. In fulfillment of its motto, Lux et Spes (“Light and Hope”), the College cultivates in its students the competence to think, act, and lead with courage towards creating a more just and compassionate world.
Equal Employment Opportunity shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, and or ancestry. Stonehill College will adhere to the Federal Requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1991, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and its amendments, the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, the Massachusetts Fair Employment Practice Law, and all other applicable State and Federal laws. The College is committed to providing a work environment that is free of discrimination. All employees and applicants will be treated fairly, equitably, and with courtesy. Stonehill College encourages diversity and welcomes individuals who will enrich the cultural and diverse experiences of the campus. In accordance with Massachusetts law, employees of Stonehill College are considered employees-at-will.
This position offers an opportunity to work in a brand new, state-of-the-art Lab for Education and Application Prototypes (LEAP) photonics lab with faculty, students, staff, and industry partners. This LEAP focuses on photonics materials testing and characterization and high-speed testing for photonics devices and systems, complementing the other LEAPs in Massachusetts at MIT, WPI/QCC, BSU, and WNE/STCC. The LEAP network is funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to support AIM Photonics.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Setting up any new equipment.
- Providing equipment operation training for students, researchers, and industry partners.
- Providing technical support for researchers and their projects.
- Practicing safe working conditions and communicating in written and oral forms.
- Maintaining laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards; developing operations, quality, and troubleshooting procedures; ensuring workers’ compliance; certifying instrument performance; arranging equipment replacement, service, and repair.
- Developing new tests, methods, instrumental programs, and procedures.
- Investigating alternative methods and new projects; developing and performing parallel testing; monitoring progress.
- Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, and/or establishing personal networks.
- Collaborating with the photonics team in the development of grant proposals.
- Building up partnerships with industry.
- Working with professors to ensure that instruments and equipment are in working order for their classes and experiments.
- Helping students with course lab work and projects.
- Manage licenses and renewal of software when necessary.
- Maintain documentation of troubleshooting and maintenance activities of lab equipment.
- Develop Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and update the lab safety plan and safety data sheets, as necessary.
Education & Experience
- Earned Bachelor’s degree in Physics/Optics/Photonics, or closely related discipline, and required to have work experience in this area.
- Possess organizational skills, attention to detail, and the personality to train others.
- Have laser and optics/photonics lab experience and motivation to learn new skills and techniques.
- Working knowledge of some instruments such as FTIR, Raman, XRD, OSA, LCA, AWG, SEM, and Oscilloscope will be a plus.
- Familiarity with safety and health laws and ensure compliance.
Interested applicants are asked to submit a cover letter and resume via the URL link:
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Stonehill College is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity.
To apply for this job please visit jobs.stonehill.edu.