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Firmware Engineer

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6989412
Company Name
University of Chicago
Physical Address
Due on interview
Chicago, IL 60290
Job Description

PLEASE MAKE SURE TO READ THE JOB POSTING IN ITS ENTIRETY AS IT REFLECTS BOTH THE UNIVERSITY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES, FOLLOWED BY THE SPECIFIC DESCRIPTION.
DEPARTMENT
22260 Enrico Fermi Institute
ABOUT THE UNIT
The Electronics Development Group (EDG) in the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago designs and constructs electronics for fundamental research in particle physics, astrophysics, geophysics, and accelerator physics. Electronics Engineers in the EDG work with faculty, postdoctoral scholars, and students to create the electronics needed by their experiments, often as part of international collaborations. The EDG has licenses for modern design software and also has facilities for prototyping and testing devises. Many of the electronics circuits built in the EDG employ state-of-the-art FPGAs, and we therefore seek an expert in FPGA firmware. The position also requires the teaching of at least one 10-week firmware design course per year for graduate students of the University of Chicago in the Physical Sciences Division.
JOB FAMILY
Research
Responsible for all aspects of research projects and research facilities. Plans and conducts clinical and non-clinical research; facilitates and monitors daily activities of clinical trials or research projects. Directs engineering and technical support activities to develop and maintain tools and computational methods needed to gather and analyze data.
CAREER TRACK AND JOB LEVEL
Engineering & Design
Directs engineering activities to establish operating data and conduct experimental tests for assigned functions or departments within the University. Designs, modifies, and tests electronic systems and equipment. Confers with management to determine engineering feasibility and cost effectiveness. May direct field testing of products and systems performed by field staff.
P4: Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise. Interprets internal or external University issues and recommends best practices. Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations. May lead cross-functional or divisional teams or projects.
ROLE IMPACT
Individual Contributor
RESPONSIBILITIES
HEALTH SCREEN REQUIRED
No
MOTOR VEHICLE RECORD INQUIRY REQUIRED
No
POSTING DATE
2019-11-15-08:00
REMOVE FROM POSTING ON OR BEFORE
2020-05-15-07:00
POSTING STATEMENT
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University’s Notice of Nondiscrimination.
Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.
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Employer’s Job# JR07054
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