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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relates to this position.

Job Summary

This position is for temporary employment at the University of Michigan Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) for October 2021 through February of 2022.   

Mission Statement

Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at:

The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at:

Who We Are

The Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (LNF) at the University of Michigan is a 24/7 shared user facility available to research groups from government, industry and universities, currently serving ~500 users working on a wide variety of applications in engineering, physical and life sciences.

The LNF currently consists of about 55,000 gross SF state-of-the-art laboratory complex that supports a 13,500 SF class 10/100/1000/10000 cleanroom with a wide array of the technologies needed for developing and fabricating electronic, optoelectronic, MEMS and other devices. The laboratory includes equipment for thin film deposition and growth, optical and e-beam lithography, wet and dry etching, nano-imprinting, electrochemical deposition, chemical mechanical planarization, wafer bonding, wafer dicing, wire bonding, metrology, and more. In addition, the building contains approximately 35,000 sf of highly complex facilities space for supporting the programmed spaces as described above.


You willl be responsible for:

  • Preparing orders for lab supplies and chemicals
  • Receiving, accounting, and storing of incoming supplies
  • Stocking supplies and chemicals in the cleanroom
  • Management and accounting of inventory
  • Fulfilling orders for supplies placed by researchers utilizing the LNF
  • Some basic lab maintenance tasks such as wipe downs and cleaning

Required Qualifications*

A minimum of high school diploma or GED is required.  Candidate must have a willingness to learn, strong attention to detail, and be dependable and self-motivated.  The employee must be comfortable with wearing a face mask and lab supplied cleanroom garments over their street clothes due to cleanliness requirements in the LNF cleanroom space.  Receiving inventory requires the ability to lift up to 65 pounds.

Desired Qualifications*

The ideal candidate will also have previous experience with inventory management, stocking, and inventory management systems.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.