Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Location: Bloomington, Indiana,
Internal Number: 296372
The Department of Chemistry is a part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University and offers a variety of outstanding employment opportunities such as academics, scientist positions, laboratory technicians, administrative and information technology support, fiscal services and purchasing, technical services (machinists, electronics, glass blowers), student and teaching services, and much more. Each and every individual in every role is integral to the success of the educational and research mission of the department, the College, and Indiana University as a whole.
More information about the Department of Chemistry at Indiana University may be found here.
Designs and constructs electronics and/or electronic systems in support of research experiments (such as intricate analog and digital circuitries) and real time systems software.
Installs instrument related hardware and software, including custom-built systems.
Provides estimates for labor and material costs associated with system design and construction; oversees the construction and installation of systems; participates in proposals for future construction projects; develops project objectives, budgets, work plans and implementation strategies.
Consults with faculty, staff, and students on problems associated with design and construction of research instrumentation as well as research systems programming.
Repairs, tests and adjusts instrumentation to ensure optimal working order, including performing high-level repairs with extended reversed engineering; communicates with users, such as instructing on the safe handling of the device in question and explaining the problems and solutions.
Collaborates with co-workers, management, faculty, staff, and students to execute highly coordinated instrumentation development to support research objectives.
Maintains and prepares documentation for electronics and/or electronic systems and improves the performance of existing research systems.
Develops technical documentation for electronics as needed and may assist faculty and/or students with research publications.
Degree in electrical engineering, electronic engineering, or a related field
2 years of electronics design or related experience
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Knowledge of complex electronics design and advanced understanding of components functionality
Knowledge of electronics design, from schematics to layout
Understanding and working knowledge of design software and design programming
Basic understanding of instrumentation commonly used to implement new designs and successfully repair non-functional items
FPGA programming and simulation, VHDL knowledge
PC application and real time embedded programming for data acquisition systems in C/C++
USB and Ethernet communication interface development
Multi-threaded, cross-platform programming with user interface, Qt knowledge
Troubleshooting and evaluating systems
Analog and digital devices, in particular interfacing
Use of CAD systems for electronic schematic layout and printed circuit board layout
Multiple operating systems, including Windows and Linux
Working Conditions / Demands
This role requires the ability to remain in a stationary position as well as the ability to move about the workplace for long durations. It requires effective communication, the ability to operate machinery, tools, and controls. The role requires the ability to ascend/descend ladders/stairs, and to position one's self in low level positions, detect a variety of chemicals and/or gases. The role requires the ability to move in tight spaces to perform and complete inspections. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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Equal Employment Opportunity
Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianpolis - IUPUI
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.