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Employment is with the Research Foundation for The State University of New York Polytechnic Institute (SUNY Poly)
The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (SUNY) is the largest, most comprehensive university-connected research foundation in the country. The Research Foundation manages SUNY’s research portfolio, providing essential sponsored programs administration and innovation support services to SUNY faculty, students and staff performing research in areas including life sciences and medicine; engineering and nanotechnology; physical sciences and energy; social sciences; arts and humanities; and computer and information sciences.
The Research Foundation, a private, not-for-profit corporation, is an employer separate from both SUNY and the State of New York, and offers comparable compensation and benefit plans. The Research Foundation is dedicated to the goal of building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment. Potential applicants who share this goal, especially underrepresented minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
This position is to be filled with an applicant that can collaborate with a cross-functional, diverse team supporting photonics and electronic integrated circuit technologies.
SUNY Poly is looking for a process / packaging engineer to join our packaging process engineering team to support manufacturing and development of optical fiber attach to semiconductor-based optics/optoelectronic components. This engineer will sustain the process and equipment of wafer optical packaging for fiber optic components involving optical coupling and alignment between optical fibers and optoelectronic devices and, process development for such alignment and packaging.
Hands-on experience in fiber optic packaging, including knowledge of packaging materials, mechanical components and sub-assembly design and modeling, optical components attachment methods and materials, as well as other package assembly processes including the design and implementation of fixtures for alignment, mounting and probing photonic components and fiber systems during the development phase.
Expertise in optical alignment systems and processes to operate high-precision semi-automated and manual equipment in the assembly of single mode and ribbon optical fiber bonding to silicon photonics chips with UV and thermal adhesives for producing rapid-prototypes and development of volume production processes of photonic assemblies.
Clean room experience is desirable as well as being able to operate in a dynamic start-up environment.
Other reasonable duties as assigned.
B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Optics or Physics or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 1-5 years of relevant professional industry experience.
OR M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Optics or Physics or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 1-5 years of relevant professional industry experience.
OR Ph.D in Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, Electrical Engineering, Optics or Physics or equivalent Engineering and/or Science discipline from a college or University accredited by the US Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization AND 1-3 years of relevant professional industry experience.
Applicants must address in their applications their abilities to work with a culturally diverse population. This position is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a background check; this position may require annual background checks.
Temporary assignment to work in Albany might be required 1- 3 months prior getting tools installed in Rochester.
Notes: Position contingent on the availability of funding
Closing date for receipt of applications: until position is filled
Research Foundation for SUNY Polytechnic Institute offers exceptional benefits such as healthcare, dental, vision, pension plans, competitive pay, generous paid time off, tuition assistance, life insurance and long-term disability insurance.
As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, Research Foundation for SUNY at SUNY Polytechnic Institute will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, creed, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, predisposing genetic characteristics, gender identification, genetic information, familial status, marital status, pregnancy, status as a domestic violence victim, criminal conviction, disability, military status, disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, active duty or wartime campaign badge veteran, or other characteristic as protected by law.. Please feel free to review your equal employment opportunities protections and laws pertaining to these protections at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
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Persons interested in the above position should submit a resume, three work-related references, letter of application, along with The Research Foundation for SUNY employment application