Optical Testing Specialist


: $146,720.00 - $146,720.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Physician

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The Chemical, Microsystem, and Nanoscale Technologies Group combines chemistry, optics, photonics, microfluidics, and nanofabrication disciplines, enabling the development of new technologies in the areas of chemical-biological defense, diagnostic and forensic analysis, and sensors and signal processors. The work includes the design, development, and testing of chemical sensors for trace explosive and toxic chemical detection (both point and standoff); multifunctional microsystems combining sensing, actuation, and energy sources; and the design, fabrication, and demonstration of metamaterials, plasmonic and nanophotonic devices, and microfluidic components.

Job Description

We are seeking a person to support a variety of programs within the group s optical materials and optical spectroscopy efforts. Tasks include assisting with the assembly of optical measurement setups; performing routine maintenance and calibration procedures for the setups; collecting optical and spectroscopy measurements of material samples; collating and reporting test results; and assisting with the general upkeep of the laboratory space.


Experience working in an optical lab is desirable. Familiarity with materials characterization methods such as optical microscopy or spectroscopy, and familiarity with optical and electrical test equipment such as lasers, oscilloscopes, power supplies, photodetectors and computer-controlled instruments is desirable. The successful candidate will have the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary environment, and have strong oral and written communication skills. BS degree; or AS degree and 5+ years experience required.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. Citizenship is required.

Associated topics: eye, optometric, optometry, sme, tpa * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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