Postdoctoral Researcher In Ultrafast Fiber Lasers

Country: Finland;

City: Espoo

Vacancy added: 22.01.2019

Employer:

Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;

Resumes due: 30.04.2019

 

Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto has six schools with nearly 11 000 students and a staff of more than 4000, of which 400 are professors. Our campuses are located in Espoo and Helsinki, Finland.

The School of Electrical Engineering is one of the six schools of Aalto University. Our portfolio covers fields from natural sciences to engineering and information sciences. In parallel with basic research, we develop ideas and technologies further into innovations and services. We are experts in systems science; we develop integrated solutions from care of the elderly to space robotics. The School is an international unit with close to 60 professors and 2 000 full-time students, including over 200 doctoral students.



The Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering is looking for a highly motivated and talented Postdoctoral Researcher to join our research work.


Postdoctoral Researcher in Ultrafast Fiber Lasers
 

JOB DESCRIPTION
You will be a key member of a research group seeking the exploitation of our proprietary laser technology. Your goal as a Postdoctoral Researcher will be to develop active mode-locked fiber lasers based on our propriety laser technology. Expertise in ultrafast fiber laser assembly and characterization is a must as are good team working and communication skills. Previous work with actively or passively mode-locked fiber lasers and good familiarity with the technological landscape is a plus. You'll get to conduct high quality research with our cutting-edge technology that expands mode-locking fiber laser technology to important new applications. Collaboration with application developers is expected. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to be involved in preparing research for commercial exploitation!

RESEARCH GROUP
This research position will be supported by the Photonics group at Aalto, which is led by Professor Zhipei Sun. The group mainly focuses on the study of physical properties of various nanomaterials (e.g. carbon nanotubes, nanowires, two-dimensional layered materials) for photonic and optoelectronic applications. The Photonics group is part of the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in Quantum Technology. Details of the publications of the research group can be found via:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=zyAEB5kAAAAJ&hl=en


REQUIREMENTS

•    PhD degree in laser physics or related topics is favorable for the position

•    Excellent knowledge of actively mode-locked fiber lasers, characterization and assembly thereof

•    Proven track record in major scientific research

•    Good command of English is necessary


SALARY AND CONTRACT TERMS
Postdoctoral Researcher position will be filled for 1 year with an extension possibility. The expected starting salary is approximately 3500 €/month, depending on experience and qualifications. Salary will increase according to responsibilities and performance over time. The contract includes occupational health benefits, holiday bonus, and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. Preferable starting time is before April 2019 but can be also negotiable.
 

HOW TO APPLY
Please apply through the "Apply now!" link below and include the following attachments:

•    Application cover letter

•    Course transcripts of Doctoral degree with grades

•    Curriculum Vitae

•    List of publications with the most significant publications highlighted

•    Research plans for future research

•    References

Application period closes on April 30, 2019 but we will start reviewing candidates immediately, please send your application as soon as possible. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

MORE INFORMATION
For additional information, please contact Professor Zhipei Sun, firstname.lastname@aalto.fi. For additional information on recruitment process, please contact HR Coordinator Annika Salmelin, e-mail firstname.lastname@aalto.fi.

ABOUT AALTO UNIVERSITY, CAMPUS AND FINLAND
Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering is located at Otaniemi campus in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland. As a living and work environment, Finland is consistently ranked highly in quality-of-life. For more information about living in Finland:http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/international_staff/

 
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