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Photonics / Postdoctoral Research Analyst Job

Photonics / Postdoctoral Research Analyst (Job Number:438333)


We are currently seeking talented and motivated postdoctoral candidates to join our group at the University of Maryland, working at the Laboratory for Physical Sciences on advanced spatial multiplexing techniques in optical fiber. Our laboratory offers state-of-the-art research facilities, including advanced high-speed telecom and photonic test equipment in modern low- vibration laboratories as well as in-house nanofabrication facilities. The successful applicant will participate in existing projects and contribute to advancing our research program by investigating novel concepts and devices and proposing new ideas.

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and five (5) years or more experience; Masters and three (3) years or more experience; PhD and 0 years related experience

Essential skills and experience sought:

Ph.D. awarded (or expected) in Applied Physics, Engineering, Physics, or related field.

Excellent communication skills (in writing and speaking).

Hands-on experience conducting optical device measurements.

A background in optical design and fiber optic technology.

Experience with laboratory test and measurement automation and data acquisition.

Desirable skills include:

Experience with high speed test equipment used in telecom device development.

Numerical modelling and simulation of optical system and/or integrated photonic systems (ZeMax, FDTD, FEM)

Experience with the basics of cleanroom fabrication (lithography, etching, etc.).

Clearance Requirement:

Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI w/Poly security clearance.

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Job Posting: Jul 18, 2018, 3:50:52 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-COLLEGE PARK
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Full time
College Park, MD 20740, US