Lab Technician

Lab Technician

Published Deadline Location
21 Mar 5 May Delft
We are looking for a laboratory technician to join our team. In this position, you will be primarily responsible for building, maintaining and developing highly advanced experimental setups for our quantum research labs. If you are looking for something new, challenging and exciting, this job has it all!

Job description

As a technician, you will be part of the team of lab technicians at QCE and QuTech. No day will be the same and you will enjoy being part of an inclusive and unique environment with friendly colleagues.

Your Daily Responsibilities are:

  • Assisting the Fujitsu Collaboration research group at QuTech by working closely with the lab manager, other technicians within the Department of Quantum Computing and Engineering (QCE), and lab technicians at QuTech;
  • Assembling, mounting and modifying instruments and equipment in the optics lab, think of lasers and optical table, but also pumps, compressors, and cryostat;
  • In collaboration with researchers, you will formulate technical specifications and drawings for lab equipment and lab infrastructure;
  • Maintaining contacts with suppliers, requesting quotes, placing orders and managing external parties in the laboratory;
  • Performing (preventive) maintenance on research equipment.

Specifications

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Requirements

We are looking for a technician with preferably a college education in a technical discipline (physics, mechanical engineering, systems design, mechatronics, etc.). Work includes lasers, optics, vacuum, gases and instrumentation.

Key requirements are:

  • BSc in a technical discipline, such as applied physics or mechanical engineering;
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience with strong assembly skills, including precision work;
  • Interest in refrigeration, vacuum, electrical and control engineering;
  • Good command of Dutch or English at a professional level (speaking), with conversational skills in the other language;
  • Curiosity, sense of responsibility and attention to detail;
  • Experience with Autodesk Autocad/Inventor is an advantage.

For this position an EU Nationality or a Dutch working permit will be required.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 1 year.

We offer you a position where every day offers new challenges and opportunities, and where your contribution is truly valued, making you an integral part of our vibrant organization.

At QCE and QuTech, we trust our employees and support their development. We are committed to building long-term partnerships and see your journey with us as a long-term collaboration that benefits both you and the organization.

You will receive a TU Delft contract with the benefits listed below.

  • A temporary employment contract of 12 months with possibility of extension.
  • A position for 32 to 38 hours per week (0.8 - 1.0 fte);
  • A salary according to the CAO Dutch Universities scale 9 salary from €3,377 and a maximum of €4,640 gross per month based on 38 hours per week);
  • 8% vacation allowance and a year-end bonus of 8.3%;
  • An excellent pension scheme through ABP;
  • The possibility to put together an individual benefits package every year;
  • Up to 41 vacation days per year based on full-time employment;
  • Plenty of opportunities to follow trainings and courses.

Employer

Delft University of Technology

Delft University of Technology is built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation to address challenges in the areas of energy, climate, mobility, health and digital society. For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers, both in business and in a social context.

At TU Delft we embrace diversity as one of our core values and we actively engage to be a university where you feel at home and can flourish. We value different perspectives and qualities. We believe this makes our work more innovative, the TU Delft community more vibrant and the world more just. Together, we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to have a positive impact on a global scale. That is why we invite you to apply. Your application will receive fair consideration.

Challenge. Change. Impact!

Department

QuTech and QCE

QCE: The department of Quantum and Computer Engineering (QCE) is one of the six departments in the faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science (EEMCS) at Delft University of Technology. The QCE department research focuses on Computer and Network Architectures, with the ambition to keep its role as one of the top European research groups and to become one of the top research groups worldwide.

QuTech : At QuTech, we work on radically new technologies with world-changing potential. Our mission: to develop scalable prototypes of a quantum computer and a quantum internet by integrating world-class research and groundbreaking innovation. Through excellence, relevance, and leadership, we cultivate a vibrant quantum technology ecosystem. Together, we are creating the quantum future, because we believe that quantum technologies can be a game changer in many societal and economic sectors, including health, agriculture and safety. 

Additional information

We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where diversity is valued and celebrated. While we have predominantly male representation in our technical roles, we wholeheartedly encourage female candidates to apply and contribute their unique perspectives and talents to our team.

Specifications

  • Technical and laboratory
  • €3377—€4640 per month
  • Secondary vocational higher level
  • TUD05176

Employer

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

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Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft

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Application procedure

Have you become enthusiastic about this vacancy? Then apply directly via the ‘Apply’ button before the 5th May 2024. We look forward to receiving your motivation and resume.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.

For more information about this position, please contact Ryoichi Ishihara at QuTech at R.Ishihara@tudelft.nl

For questions about the procedure, please contact our Senior Recruiter Audrey Monje at A.Monje@tudelft.nl.

Application procedure

Application procedure

Have you become enthusiastic about this vacancy? Then apply directly via the ‘Apply’ button before the 5th May 2024. We look forward to receiving your motivation and resume.

  • A pre-employment screening can be part of the selection procedure.
  • You can apply online. We will not process applications sent by email and/or post.

For more information about this position, please contact Ryoichi Ishihara at QuTech at R.Ishihara@tudelft.nl

For questions about the procedure, please contact our Senior Recruiter Audrey Monje at A.Monje@tudelft.nl.

Make sure to apply no later than 5 May 2024 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).