Pennsylvania State University, Physics Department

Position ID:PennState-Physics-PD1 [#24046, REQ_0000039011]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Optics and Photonics
Salary Range:54840.00
Appl Deadline:2023/08/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2022/12/21, listed until 2023/08/15)
Position Description:    

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The Eberly College of Science, Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking to fill one Postdoctoral Scholar position in Optics and Photonics. The successful candidates will participate in the research program of Dr. Mikael Rechtsman’s lab to carry out theoretical work, simulations and experiments related to photonic crystals, waveguide arrays and other photonic structures. Ideal candidates will have experience in at least one of the following fields: ultrafast optics, quantum optics (including quantum imaging), metamaterials and nanofabrication, photonic crystal physics, and the theory of topological insulators. Related fields will be considered as well.

Requirements include a Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering or related fields. Applications must be submitted electronically to and include a cover letter and CV. Please reference REQ_0000039011 in the subject line.

This is a limited-term appointment, funded for one year from the date of hire, with the possibility of re-funding. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found. 

The Pennsylvania State University is committed to and accountable for advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and sustainability in all of its forms. We embrace individual uniqueness, foster a culture of inclusion that supports both broad and specific diversity initiatives, leverage the educational and institutional benefits of diversity in society and nature, and engage all individuals to help them thrive. We value inclusion as a core strength and an essential element of our public service mission. 

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The Pennsylvania State University
Department of Physics
104 Davey Laboratory
University Park, PA 16802