Atomic Physicist - Research and Development in Atom-interferometry based sensing systems

Job type: 
Application deadline: 
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Research group: 
Atomionics Pte. Ltd.

Do you want to build a technology that enables autonomous cars, aircraft navigation, and even makes energy cheaper? Do you want to use your research for real-world applications that can change the trajectory of humanity? So do we!
At Atomionics, we are building a navigation technology which works everywhere – Land. Sea. Air. Space. – without requiring any external signal using Atom Interferometry, harnessing the potential of wave-nature of atoms. Atomionics is an early-stage high growth startup with a fun work environment, based in Singapore, a multi-cultural, sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia. As an early employee, you’ll also be a culture contributor, helping define the culture of the company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Design and development of atom-interferometry based sensors
• Work in collaboration with electronics and mechanical engineers to develop the system
• Build control system using FPGA
• Research on the improvement and miniaturization of atom-interferometry based sensors.
• Write research papers and patents

REQUIREMENTS:
• PhD in Physics, with research experience in atom-interferometry
• Fluency in written and spoken English
• Ability to work independently and in a team
• Ability to lead a group of physicists and engineers

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
• Building atom-interferometry based system
• Building near-IR lasers, laser locking system and RF electronics
• Theoretical simulation of atomic systems
• Developing control system using FPGA

TERM: Full-time, one-year contract with a possibility to renew.

STARTING DATE: Position is available immediately.

APPLICATION DUE: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

SALIENT FEATURES:
• Weekly board games and curry night (Singaporean delicacy). It can get very competitive.
• Fun and informal work environment. We work hard and party harder.

If you think you have what it takes to build the future contact jobs@atomionics.com with your CV and a cover-letter to apply or to learn more about the project.