MIT.nano job openings
Chemical Safety Engineer
We are seeking a chemical safety engineer to manage safety systems and programs within MIT.nano, a state-of-the-art laboratory complex serving a large research and development community. This person will work closely with technical staff and central MIT EHS to identify hazards, design systems, develop procedures and incorporate solutions to mitigate injuries, property damage, and maintain operations.
BS in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or safety related discipline; or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least four years experience working in a laboratory environment are required.
We are seeking an expert to provide characterization equipment oversight and support. Responsibilities include sample handling and preparation for metrology, imaging, and analysis; operation of characterization and preparation equipment; providing training for facility users; overseeing the scheduler to assure accurate records of equipment utilization; supporting regular maintenance of the auxiliary instrumentation; routine laboratory tasks such as lab supplies handling and inventory; communicating to users about schedules/equipment status/expected downtimes during maintenance and repair; and fostering a cooperative environment with fellow staff members, faculty, and the user community.
A Bachelor’s degree in material science, mechanical or chemical engineering, physics, chemistry, or related discipline and four years’ experience with material characterization processes are required.
Jobs at MIT.nano member companies
- Analog Devices
- IBM Research
- Lam Research
- Priority Opportunity: Quantum Computing Researcher
Jobs at MIT-related startups
Kinovi is seeking a principal scientist with a strong foundation in nanodevices and biofunctionalization to spearhead bioelectronic sensor design, fabrication, and system development. The candidate should have a strong background in immobilization chemistry, nanodevice design & architecture, and nano-sensor analog signal measurement. They should have previous experience developing, characterizing, and optimizing functional nano-FETs or related nano-sensor systems.
Ph.D. in electrical/electronic engineering, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, bioengineering, materials science, or another relevant field is required.
Photovoltaics Development Engineer, Mesodyne
Mesodyne is an emerging startup company commercializing breakthrough technology initially developed at MIT. Mesodyne’s LightCell is a new class of power generator that provides efficient, silent, reliable, long-endurance power from any fuel and enables a 10X order of magnitude improvement in run time for a variety of vehicles, wearable and other equipment. Mesodyne is developing products for the industrial, scientific, and defense sectors.
Mesodyne’s Photovoltaics Engineer will lead all aspects of PV cell development from structure design through integration and testing of prototype arrays: including design, fabrication, and packaging. Additionally, you should have the ability to test, measure, model, and characterize the devices.
PhD in electrical engineering, material science, physics/applied physics, or a related field with a focus on semiconductor devices is required.
Chief Technology Officer, Kinovi, Inc.
Kinovi is developing a tool to aid in the discovery of life-changing drugs by reducing the time and resources needed to bring small molecule drug candidates to investigational new drug (IND) status. By combining cutting-edge chemical sensing technology with exclusive methods of protein synthesis and stabilization, Kinovi aims to deliver drug-protein binding kinetics for every stage of the drug discovery process.
The CTO will oversee all aspects of technical leadership, product development, and technical team formation. They will forecast product evolution and coordinate resourcing with the executive team. They will work with the executive team to ideate and agree to technical milestones. They will participate in fundraising efforts as the technical leader of Kinovi, and they will be responsible and accountable for technical outcomes, which will include ongoing investor relationship management.
Doctoral degree or doctoral candidate in a physical or life science related field (or equivalent private sector experience and experience leading a team are required.