The Detector Scientist will have primary responsibility to participate in research and development of semiconductor and gas detectors for the x-ray spectrometry. The responsibilities include the design, research, improvement, implementation and testing of the x-ray detectors hardware and control software.
Conduct soft X-Ray detector research and development, develop requirements and realize new design concepts for optimized detection solutions, starting from proof-of concept work to establish technical feasibility and market value.
Simulation modeling and data analysis.
Extensive detector testing, design of the new test procedures and test equipment.
Assist in defining the mechanical parts and front end electronics requirements and specifications.
Work close with manufacturing to facilitate production yield improvement and to troubleshoot problems.
Work closely with Application Group to help provide customers the best service.
Work closely with vendors to ensure the timely delivery of high quality components.
Conduct deep literature and patent search.
Prepare reports and oral presentations, including peer reviewed journal presentations as appropriate.
Participate in development of patent applications.
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
PhD in Physics or EE, MS or BS. with appropriate combination of knowledge and experience.
3-5 years' experience in a Physics or Electrical Engineering field
Demonstrated experience in all phases of the product development lifecycle including design, implementation, debug, verification and transfer to manufacturing.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.
Good knowledge of ionizing radiation detection physics.
Deep understanding of semiconductor/solid state physics and semiconductor devices physics.
Good understanding of low noise electronics principles and digital signal processing.
Understanding of semiconductor manufacturing processes.
Knowledge of gaseous radiation detectors will be a plus.
Familiarity with vacuum equipment.
Hands on experience in laboratory equipment use and maintenance.
Understanding of XRF spectroscopy principles will be a plus.
Good computer skills, programming experience will be a plus.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
A passion for innovations.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Health, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, LTD, STD, Matching 401(k), PTO, Paid Holidays, Profit Sharing, Etc.
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About Moxtek, Inc.
Engineering innovation is a lifestyle. We live and breathe it everyday as we focus on precision solutions that will empower cutting-edge technologies to shatter barriers and advance scientific breakthroughs. See the possibilities.Innovating Since 1986In 1986, Moxtek began with a collaboration, resulting in an exciting first breakthrough—our ultra-thin polymer X-ray window. This got us hooked on discovery. So alongside our partners, we continued to push the limits of performance in projection, imaging, and optics, completely revolutionizing the technology along the way.Since then, we’ve become a leading supplier of advanced nano-optical and X-ray components for display electronics, imaging and analytical instrumentation. Collaboration at The CoreWe’re involved in the caliber of innovation that demands collaboration. Our current and future partners are vital in our advancements to develop and manufacture new technologies. We consistently welcome new customers, new partners and new ideas because these are at the core of our mutual success. Extreme QualityAttention to detail is built into our development and manufacturing culture. We focus on quality in all activities to produce the ve...ry best results and products. Our goal is to be your preferred supplier or partner. We get there by infusing a high level of attention and detail into the things you care about.From Moxtek, you should always expect an extreme commitment to customer satisfaction, quality control requirements, continual improvement, and effective collaboration.