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Postdoctoral Associate

Requisition Number:

20146

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Research Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Job Summary

The Optical Frequency Measurements Group in the Time and Frequency Division at NIST is welcoming applications for a Postdoctoral Associate to perform research and development with optical-frequency combs and nanophotonics.  A successful applicant will develop frequency comb techniques and technology in conjunction with nanofabricated photonics devices.  Tasks include: cleanroom device fabrication, characterization, and optimization; carry out laboratory experiments regarding the fundamental physics and nonlinear science of the devices; and perform technology and metrology demonstrations with frequency combs.

Who We Are

The Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) is a special partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder.  PREP provides research opportunities to CU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers with a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in NIST labs to gain research experience alongside NIST scientists.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Nanophotonics device design and fabrication layout.
  • Nanophotonics device fabrication in the NIST-Boulder cleanroom.
  • Device testing and characterization.
  • Perform experiments with fabricated devices.
  • Carry out demonstrations of frequency combs systems.   

What We Can Offer

The annual salary range for this position is market-based, highly competitive, and will be based upon relevant background and experience. 

Benefits

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

A PhD in physics or related fields of applied physics, nonlinear-optical physics, quantum physics is required for this position.

What We Would Like You To Have

Research experience with photonics, atomic physics, and frequency combs.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Reference (Not-confidential) 
This position will remain open until filled.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Name: Tiffany Mason

Posting Contact Email: tiffany.mason@colorado.edu

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