Electrical Engineer

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

Start Date: Immediate

Company Description

NS Nanotech was founded in 2017 with the intention of commercializing technologies developed by Professor Zetian Mi at the University of Michigan. The company recently secured a subsequent round of funding and is looking to expand its research and development team. The developed products will be used to commercialize ultraviolet (UV) light-emitting devices for disinfection.

Job Description

We are seeking a talented and motivated electrical engineer to design, develop, and test the driver electronics used by NS Nanotech’s light emitting devices. The ideal candidate would possess an understanding of high voltage power supplies, experience in circuit design, and circuit board manufacture. As part of a small start-up company, the electrical engineer’s contributions will directly and significantly impact NS Nanotech’s product line and success as a world leader in UV disinfection. This is a hands-on, experimental role, perfect for someone who likes to roll up their sleeves and make things work.


  • Design and develop AC and DC high-voltage power supplies

  • Test power supply designs in demo units

  • Interact with vendors to manufacture circuit boards

  • Optimize output characteristics of power supplies to improve light emitting device performance

  • Coordinate with the technical and management teams, as necessary.

  • Proper documentation of experiments

  • Exhibit and mandate safe working and housekeeping practices.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in electrical engineering.

  • 2+ years of experience in an industrial setting.

  • Experience laying out and prototyping circuit boards.

  • Familiarity with circuit design and layout software.

  • Experience in optimizing designs for cost and manufacturing.

  • Ability to assemble circuits by hand.

  • Experience characterizing prototype circuits.

  • Experience with lab and chemical safety procedures.

  • US citizenship or work authorization and completed COVID-19 vaccination.

  • Available for immediate full-time work.

  • Familiarity with mechanical drawings, circuit diagrams, the use of hand tools, electronics assembly, machine shop operations, etc.

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team.

  • Ability to work in a lab facility, including being comfortable with wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).

  •  Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in an industrial environment.

  • Experience with designing and testing AC and DC high voltage power supplies.

  • Experience sourcing prototype and production circuit boards.

  • Strong technical communications skills.

  • Hands-on experience troubleshooting equipment.

  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts.

Contact Information

Matthew Stevenson, Director of Technology, careers@nsnanotech.com.

NS Nanotech, Inc., offers competitive compensation packages as well as health/dental plans. We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all federal and state EEO and affirmative action regulations. 

Please submit your resume to careers@nsnanotech.com.