Senior Cleanroom Process Engineer

Cardiff University

We are seeking to recruit a senior process engineer to join the new Institute of Compound Semiconductors (ICS), a major multi-million pound large scale cleanroom facility linked to a wider compound semiconductor cluster. This will be a European leading capability for compound semiconductor research and development. This post will be to develop new fabrication processes and to establish process control methodologies in response to increasing demand from researchers at Cardiff, external collaborators and industry. You will have an established expertise and a proven portfolio of cleanroom device fabrication, and in particular an advanced knowledge of dry etch technologies and /or photo and electron beam lithography. Initially based in the existing Cardiff University facility you will be a key member in effecting the transition to the new 1500m2 ICS facility.

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to Clive Meaton on

Informal enquiries about working at Cardiff University can be made to Glesni Lloyd on

This position is full time (35 hours per week) and is open-ended.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

We strongly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority group, as they are under-represented in our School. The School of Physics & Astronomy has a Juno Practitioner accreditation that recognises good employment practice and a commitment to develop the careers of women working in science.  The University is committed to ensuring that we sustain a positive working environment for all staff to flourish and achieve. As part of this commitment, the University has developed a flexible and responsive framework of procedures to support staff in managing their work and personal commitments wherever possible. Applications are welcome from individuals who wish to work part-time or full time.

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