Technician (12 month fixed term contract)

Oxford PV


Oxford, UK

Dec 15

Oxford PV is looking to appoint a laboratory technician initially on a 12 month fixed term contract basis to perform routine device fabrication processes to support our development effort.

Key responsibilities

  • Carrying out various device fabrication steps including:
  • Operation of deposition equipment such as spin-coaters, thermal evaporators and sputter coaters
  • Optoelectronic testing of finished devices
  • Preparation of device substrates including cleaning, laser marking, and cleaving of glass and semiconductor substrates
  • Safe use of a wide range of chemicals including solvents; use of pipettes, fume hoods and ovens
  • Routine stock checking and re-ordering of chemicals, materials, substrates and consumables
  • Various housekeeping duties in support of the laboratory manager, including handling the laboratories’ various waste streams

Qualifications and experience

  • Experience of operating relevant fabrication processes in a fast-paced development laboratory environment
  • An ability to cope well with changing priorities
  • Experience of having worked within a health and safety system including experience of risk assessment and CoSHH
  • Excellent observational and record keeping skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • An ability to work effectively with a wide range of people, including other Technicians, Engineers and management
  • Previous supervisory experience would be an advantage

Salary and working times

Salary commensurate with experience.

Standard company hours are 08:30 – 17:00 Monday to Friday.

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Oxford PV

Oxford PV – The Perovskite Company is the pioneer and technology leader in the field of perovskite solar cells.

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