Research Investigator

Hayward, CA
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Research Investigator
Hayward, CA
$35-39/HR

Research Investigator Responsibilities:
 
  • Design experiments and develop electrochemical measurements
  • Evaluate corrosion for various metal thin films in chemical solutions using electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Tafel analysis and galvanic corrosion measurements
  • Assist with characterization of structure and surface properties of metals and their corrosion products by developing test methods/recipes for dielectric and metal thin film characterization with XRF, ellipsometry and FTIR
  • Perform laboratory instrument calibrations
  • Interface with equipment vendors for maintenance, service contracts, equipment modification and improvements, and new equipment purchases
  • Work with cross-functional teams to support new product development efforts
  • Conduct experiments to support new products development

     
Research Investigator Qualifications:
  • MS or Ph.D in Materials Science and Engineering, Corrosion, Electrochemistry, or other relevant disciplines
  • Strong background knowledge of electrochemistry, surface and microstructural analysis techniques 
  • Minimum 3 years hands-on, in-depth, recent experience in electrochemical impedance spectroscopy, Tafel analysis and galvanic corrosion measurement
  • Proficient in fundamentals of electrochemistry and applied electrochemical techniques (e.g. cyclic voltammetry, corrosion rate measurements, corrosion potential measurements, polarization resistance, and corrosion inhibitors) 
  • Minimum 2 years recent hands-on experience with XRF, ellipsometry for thin film characterization
  • Able to undertake multiple tasks and projects simultaneously and manage competing priorities 
  • Self-motivated, excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in customer interaction is a plus 
  • Experience in SEM for wafer inspection is a plus
  • Possess excellent communication and organization skills
  • hands-on laboratory experience, highly motivated, innovative, attention to detail, and able to conduct independent research 
 
 
 

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