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NUANCE: Nanoscale Characterization Experimental Center

Onboarding Overview

Self-service users take these steps:
  1. Consult with EPIC, BioCryo, Keck-IISPID, NUFAB technical staff to establish Scope of Work and approximate cost for our standard Lab Service Agreement.
    • If you don't know who to contact, email NUance@northwestern.edu with a short description of your project and/or the instruments you'll need. We'll make sure you get a hold of the right lab manager!
  2. After your conversation, you'll be connected to our External Onboarding Coordinator Ruari. She will collect information to create your portals and provide official quotes if needed.
  3. Complete safety in myHR Learn within NU Portal and complete these six safety courses:
  4. Schedule hands-on training with the facility manager

Full-service users take these steps:
  1. Consult with EPIC, BioCryo, Keck-II, SPID, and NUFAB technical staff to establish Scope of Work for the Standard Lab Agreement.
  2. Contact Ruari McDonnell to complete the administrative onboarding and payment source setup.

*Please note that this process mostly relies on your AP department’s submission of a PO.