Experimental PostDoc Position - Tulane University in New Orleans

Job type: 

Application deadline: 

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Research group: 

Tulane Quantum Information and Nonlinear Optics Group

Tulane University: School of Science and Engineering: Physics and Engineering Physics

Please apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/64764

Description:
The candidate will carry an experimental investigation on a DARPA-funded project exploring the similarity between the decoherence of a quantum system and the incoherence of classical optical radiation. The aim is to employ this similarity to develop a new optical detection paradigm. The candidate should have strong experimental skills in IR/vis optics. An ability to perform modeling is a plus. This is a full time one-year position with possible renewals for the second and third year. The renewal is contingent upon funds and performance. For more information, dbondar@tulane.edu and rglasser@tulane.edu.
Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Ph.D. in Physics and related fields.
Three years of experience in optics

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES/COMPETENCIES TYPICALLY NEEDED TO PERFORM THIS JOB SUCCESSFULLY:

Experience with theoretical and experimental quantum optics
Design and construction of optical systems
Strong oral and written presentation skills

REQUIRED BACKGROUND CHECK, PHYSICAL, AND DRUG SCREENING FOR INCUMBENTS WHO HAVE CONTACT OR EXPOSURE TO ANIMALS OR ANIMAL TISSUES:

Selected candidates must complete and pass a background check and an occupational health screening as a condition of employment. For identified jobs, a drug screening will also be required. The background investigation, required occupational health screening, and any required drug screening will be conducted after a conditional employment offer has been extended.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Quantum optics experimentation

1. Knowledge of optics

2. Knowledge of quantum information science
Application Instructions

Please apply in Interfolio. For more information, please contact Dr. Bondar at dbondar@tulane.edu and Dr. Glasser at rglasser@tulane.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tulane University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution committed to excellence through diversity. Tulane University will not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other status or classification protected by federal, state, or local law. All eligible candidates are encouraged to apply.