Technician to Nanofabrication Cleanroom Facility

Updated: 19 days ago

DTU Nanolab, National Centre for Nano Fabrication and Characterization at the Technical University of Denmark, seeks a candidate for the following position: Technician for our thin film group.

We are seeking a curious and dedicated candidate to join our technical support team in the thin film area.

The Job
Your main tasks will include repair, maintenance and improvements to our state of the art equipment in the area of thin film manufacturing and high temperature furnace processing, most of which are located inside our 1350m2 class 10-100 cleanroom facility.

The equipment you will be working on can vary greatly but experience with deposition or furnace systems would be a distinct advantage but not essential.

More important would be a willingness to learn and try new things. You should be a quick learner, have the ability to work independently, like to solve problems and to get to the root cause. You will be working in a team environment and should have a pro-active attitude. Knowledge of various computer operating systems, mainly Windows platforms, would also be an asset.

Your other task will be:

  • Ensure high uptime of process equipment inside our 1350m2 cleanroom facility by repairing equipment when required
  • Carry out planned maintenance on cleanroom equipment to maximize the machine availability
  • Project works which could for example include machine upgrades or new installations

Our expectations of you
For this position, the successful candidate preferably has knowledge of vacuum, pneumatic, electronic, gas and control systems. A positive outlook is also preferred. You must have the ability to work both alone and to help others in the team and communicate clearly to your colleagues and document work status. 

We encourage both experienced technicians as well as newly educated candidates with a background from “IT and electronics” or “Mechanics/Machines/Mechatronics” to apply.

What we offer in return
We offer an interesting and challenging job in an international atmosphere with the focus on research, teaching, innovation and scientific advice for the benefit of the surrounding community. We place emphasis on a high level of professionalism among our staff, so skills development is an integral part of our organization. We offer a great flexibility in the position. In the area of technical and natural sciences, DTU is one of the leading research and education institutions in Europe. 

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on either the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC), the OAO-collective agreement and HK/Stat or Håndværkere i staten (Craftsmen), the organizational agreement Assistant engineers and research technicians at research institutions, etc., research technicians at Risø, etc. or other relevant agreement.

The working hours is 37 per week.

Application and contact
Please submit your online application no later than 4 June 2021 (Danish time). Open the “Apply online” link, fill out the form and attach your motivated application, CV and exam certificates. 

If you would like additional information about the position, please contact Head of Process Engineering Flemming Jensen, e-mail:, phone +45 2081 1667.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

DTU Nanolab is a common infrastructure and research facility located at and fully owned by the Technical University of Denmark, DTU. The core facilities consist of a large cleanroom and a state-of-the-art electron microscopy center inaugurated in 2007. The research activities carried out at DTU Nanolab span from nano- and microfabrication with Silicon-based materials, carbon and polymers to the highly sophisticated analysis of nanoscale materials in hard and soft matter. Since 2018, DTU Nanolab is extended to provide expertise in soft matter from small molecule complexes to biological cells.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programmes, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear vision to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That vision lives on today. DTU has 12,900 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. Our main campus is in Kgs. Lyngby north of Copenhagen and we have campuses in Roskilde and Ballerup and in Sisimiut in Greenland.

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