Instructional Labs Manager
The Department of Electrical Engineering (EE) is one of the largest units in the School of Engineering (SoE) offering an average of 60 courses each academic quarter, some of which are taught in a lab. Stanford EE seeks an experienced electronics lab manager to organize the logistics, materials and equipment needs of 5 to 15 courses each quarter utilizing limited classroom space. The Instructional Labs Manager will work closely with faculty and course assistants to set up and schedule classroom labs, provide user access and source the necessary equipment and supplies. She or he will be responsible for troubleshooting equipment issues, coordinating the repair and maintenance of an inventory of properly working equipment including systems, oscilloscopes, signal sources, voltmeters, power supplies, and wave, distortion, spectrum and network analyzers. A key responsibility is ensuring safety and training on proper usage of equipment. The Manager may occasionally design and fabricate prototype equipment and electronic circuits to meet the needs and specifications of the instructional labs in coordination with the teaching staff and may advise in the design and implementation of class projects.
• Oversee the operation and management of an electrical engineering teaching facility; schedule and coordinate the use of the instructional labs.
• Coordinate and purchase materials, software and equipment for the various lab courses.
• Partner with departmental IT staff on computer hardware and software requirements for lab courses.
• Perform and/or coordinate preventative maintenance and repair of all equipment; determine proper method of repair.
• Train faculty and students in the proper usage of laboratory equipment.
• Advise faculty and students on project realization.
• Administer and prepare budgets that include several funding sources.
• Administer health and safety programs and ensure safety compliance; act as resource on safety procedures; provide instruction on routine basis; liaise with school and/or university health and safety office as appropriate.
Education & Experience
The successful candidate will have:
• A bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience – or an equivalent combination of education and experience in years.
• General background in electrical engineering.
• Knowledge and experience in managing facilities, operations, maintenance, space, and equipment administration in a research or teaching setting.
• Familiar with modern lab hardware and software such as Matlab, Xilinx, Nvidia, FPGAs.
• Well versed in working with Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems.
• Excellent communication and customer services skills.
• Ability to coordinate and manage multiple projects in a complex and technical environment.
• Familiarity with health and safety compliance regulations.
• Demonstrated experience managing budgets.
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Electrical Engineering is seeking an administrative professional who can provide support for several professors and their research groups.
**Applicants must upload a cover letter AND resume to be considered for this opening.**
Your responsibilities would include:
Acting on behalf of faculty to establish priorities and identify and resolve problems that are administrative in nature.
Overseeing and/or performing duties associated with scheduling, organizing, and operating complex conferences, seminars, and events, including arranging with vendors for services, overseeing the production and distribution of materials, administering logistics, and managing events within budget.
Composing and drafting documents and correspondence for presentations, course handouts, grants, conferences, seminars, and reports; perform substantial editing and fact checking.
Planning and scheduling calendars with limited consultation, resolving calendaring conflicts, and arranging travel in compliance with department, university, and sponsor policies.
Creating reports and spreadsheets which may utilize specialized software and systems.
Overseeing and/or processing a variety of complex financial transactions including purchasing and reimbursement requests; researching, identifying, and resolving discrepancies. Assisting with capital or special equipment requests and/or vendor selection.
To be successful in this position, you will bring:
A high school diploma and four years of administrative experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.
Advanced computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software and email applications.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
Previous experience providing administrative support in an academic institution is desired.
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Q-FARM Postdoctoral Fellowship
The Stanford - SLAC Quantum Initiative, Q-FARM, invites applications for the 2021 Q-FARM Postdoctoral Fellowships, known as the Bloch Fellowship in Quantum Science and Engineering. We seek candidates with research interests in any area of quantum science and engineering. Candidates are encouraged to describe in their research proposal opportunities for collaboration with one or multiple groups at Stanford.
Candidates are encouraged to contact Q-FARM faculty members (https://qfarm.stanford.edu) to discuss possible research areas prior to submitting an application. The initial appointment includes 2 years of support with an annual salary of approximately $80,000 and benefits.
Applications and supporting credentials must be submitted through: Academic Jobs Online.
Candidates should upload their curriculum vitae, publication list, two-page research statement, and arrange to have three letters of reference submitted online. For queries, please contact Lancy Nazaroff (firstname.lastname@example.org). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled, but candidates whose applications and supporting materials including letters are all uploaded by November 2, 2020, will be fully considered.
Appointments are expected to begin on or around Autumn 2021. It is expected that at least two fellowships will be awarded.
Eligibility: For consideration, candidates must have completed a PhD degree prior to their tentative appointment date (Sept. 2021). The fellowship is open to US Citizens or international candidates. Candidates from groups that are under-represented in their disciplines, including women, ethnic minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.