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Junior Specialist - Physics Department

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The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) is seeking a Jr. Specialist to work with a team on research projects related to scanning nanoscale magnetometry. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Professor Andrea Young's research group on the construction and utilization of a Superconducting Quantum Interference Device on Tip microscope. The specialist will provide technical assistance including support of nanofabrication, maintenance of electronic and mechanical of equipment, software development on the project to enable imaging of magnetic fields emitted by currents flowing through graphene integer Quantum Hall effect samples.

Applicants must have a Bachelor’s of Science in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field at the time of the appointment request. 1-3 of years experience with scanning magnetometry with nanoscale spatial resolution are preferred. The successful candidate will have opportunities to mentor students and to collaborate with other research groups at UCSB. Candidates whose research interests are complementary to those of other UCSB faculty and staff are especially encouraged to apply.

The position is for 25 hours per week. It will start in January, 2018 and end August 30, 2018. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience in accordance with University of California policy. For inquiries, please contact Andrea Young (

Applicants should send a brief cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for 3 references to the link below. All applicants must apply through the UC Recruit online application system at

The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Santa Barbara, CA

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Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)