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Job Opportunity: Engineer:Rochester Institute of Technology

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Rochester Institute of Technology

November 14, 2017
Job location:
Rochester, New York

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Organization Type:
Higher Education Institution
Research - Laboratory/Non-Laboratory, Staff/Administrative


Detailed Job Description
The Integrated Photonics Group at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is soliciting applications for a Fiber Attach Engineer. The prosperous applicant will work on integrated photonic packaging research and development. The engineer will be responsible for the development of fiber alignment and attachment solutions, including (but not limited to) single mode coupling from optical fiber to integrated photonic waveguides, UV and thermal adhesive selection and characterization, fiber/fiber array design, semiconductor micromachining and processing (MEMS), optoelectronic package design and multi-physics modelling [mechanical, optical and thermal]. The engineer will be working on a multi-disciplinary, multi-institution team and should have excellent communication expertise. Candidates should have a M.S. or Ph.D. in in Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Optics, Microsystems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Science, or a related discipline. Candidates with B.S. degrees will be considered if they have significant practice in related fields (optics, photonics and/or MEMS).

Required Minimum Qualifications
M.S. or Ph.D. inMechanical Engineering, Physics, Optics, Microsystems Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Material Science, or a related discipline; B.S. with significant practice in optics, photonics and/or MEMS (3+ years).

Require expertise:
   » practice significant to photonic packaging ( optoelectronic packaging, integrated photonics, fiber optics, micro-machining, micro-assembly, micro-optics, adhesives, electronic packaging)

Required Minimum Education Level

Preferred Qualifications
   » practice with simulation/modeling of optoelectronic components
   » Multi-physics modelling (optical, mechanical and thermal)
   » expertise of microfabrication (particularly micromachining and/or integrated photonics)
   » Optical lab practice
   » Semiconductor cleanroom practice
   » Software: Finite Element Modeling, Package Design, Optical Simulation

Preferred Education Level

Required Application Documents
Curriculum Vitae or Resume

How To Apply
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for Information technology at: Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.

Additional Details
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or discapability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, Contact Us by the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to

Internal Number: 3500BR

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About Rochester Institute of Technology
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. Information technology is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine's ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine's “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”

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