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Senior Optomechanical Engineer

Company: University of Arizona
Location: Tucson
Posted on: January 14, 2019

Job Description:

Position Details Position Information Title Senior Optomechanical Engineer Department College of Optical Sciences (2001) Location Main Campus Position Summary The College of Optical Sciences is seeking applicants to fill a Senior Optomechanical Engineer position. The College of Optical Sciences, founded as the University of Arizona Optical Science Center, has been shaping the future since 1964 by offering the highest quality graduate and undergraduate educations, cutting edge-research programs and solid commitment to the economic development of the optics industry. Throughout its 54-year history, OSC has stood on the forefront of the field; today, it educates more students in optics than any institution in the U.S., provides the worlds most comprehensive educational program in optics and maintains a worldwide reputation as a premier institution for optical sciences and engineering. The College of Optical Sciences supports the UA's diversity and inclusiveness strategic initiatives designed to create an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, and students. The candidate is expected to support diversity and inclusiveness efforts in the department and college. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocation services, please click here. Duties & ResponsibilitiesCreates mechanical system design meeting mechanical and optical requirements.Optimizes mechanical and optical performance of systems through iterative design processes including FEA, and thermal analysis.Performs tolerance analysis at system and subsystem level.Works with a design and engineering team to create full drawing packages with GD&T and detailed AIT (assembly, integration and testing) plans.Provides practical, hands-on skills in working with engineers and technicians in a lab environment.Works with vendors to manufacture pars, subsystems and systems per requirements and, peers and management.Creates technical documents such as reports, slides and plans.Support design reviews such as CoDR, PDR and CDR. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Minimum Qualifications BS in optical sciences, mechanical engineering, physics or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering, optical engineering or similar fields, advanced degree an advantage. Preferred QualificationsExperience in 3D mechanical design software (e.g. Solidworks)Experience with FEA (structure and/or thermal) modelling software (e.g. ANSYS)Knowledge of alignment, integration and testing of optical system.Knowledge of engineering mechanics, kinematics.Knowledge of vibration, control, heat transfer an advantage . Experience in aerospace application, telescopes, large scale precision mechanical system an advantage. FLSA Exempt Full Time/Part Time Full Time Number of Hours Worked per Week 40 Job Category Computer, Engineering and Technical Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits Posted Rate of Pay DOE Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Posting Detail Information Posting Number A23219 Number of Vacancies One Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Limited to Current UA Employees No Contact Information for Candidates Lisa Armijo larmijo@optics.arizona.edu Open Date 12/20/2018 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Review Begins On 01/02/2019 Special Instructions to Applicant Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation. Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness. Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/34304 Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).* * Where did you first learn about this position?* Arizona Daily Star* Arizona Republic* ArizonaDiversity.com* Careerbuilder.com* Chronicle of Higher Education* Department of Economic Security (DES)* Diverse Issues in Higher Education* HigherEdsJobs.com* Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education* Indeed.com* InsideHigherEd.com* Jobing.Com* LinkedIn* Local Job Banks* Pima County One-Stop* Professional Conference* Professional journal/publication* Referred by UA Employee* Invited by Dept to Apply* UA Website* Other * * Do you have a BS in optical sciences, mechanical engineering, physics or a related field and at least 5 years of experience in mechanical engineering, optical engineering or similar fields?* Yes* No Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents* Cover Letter* Resume Optional Documents

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