MSR-FSR is a global partner to equipment manufacturers and device manufacturers in the Semiconductor Industry! Our positions include benefits such as medical, dental, vision, 401(k), PTO, and paid holidays. Join our awesome team in an exciting, fast paced, and ever-growing industry!

We are looking for a Research Scientist with prior experience in surface/inorganic chemistry and thin film processing semiconductor industry experience for an opportunity in the Austin, TX area. If you are looking for an opportunity start a career that offers unlimited opportunity for growth and career progression, you are encouraged to apply!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with a team of scientists and engineers engaged in developing material processing technology for advanced semiconductor technology.
  • Perform technical tests and experiments for process R&D, including the set up and operation of experimental equipment.
  • Prepare records, charts, and graphs of test results.
  • Operate metrology tools (e.g. film thickness measurement and spectroscopy characterization), qualify results, and optimize processes.
  • Adjust hardware/software parameters to correct issues or execute experiments.
  • Work closely with cross-functional engineering teams to troubleshoot process/integration problems.
  • Maintain an organized laboratory environment.
  • Participating in system engineering specification development, system documentation and implementation of a system prototype.
  • Interface with development team to define project strategy and deliverables.
  • Fully document work in order to provide colleagues with enough detail to maintain / reproduce experiments and results.
  • Strong emphasis is placed on candidates that can find solutions to difficult problems through structured project management while working in a team environment.
  • Good communications skills are considered critical. The candidate will communicate project goals and status updates internally.
  • Some travel might be required.


  • The candidate must be pursuing or have a M.S. or PhD degree in Chemistry, Physics, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science, or equivalent fields.
  • Prior experience in surface/inorganic chemistry and thin film processing is preferred.
  • Knowledge of the semiconductor industry is desirable.

Physical Requirements:

  • Mechanical aptitude, manual dexterity, and situational awareness for working in a laboratory environment.
  • May require the use of Personal Protection equipment and proper industry safety procedures for working with chemicals.

MSR-FSR is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.



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