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  • Postdoc or Research Engineer position at the Curie Institute in Paris, France: The Membranes and Cellular Functions Team is looking for candidates with backgrounds in biophysics, optics or biochemistry. Application is open until 1 November 2021. Read more
  • Laser Research Engineer at ASML in Erlangen, Germany: ASML is looking for a Laser Research Engineer in the field of Advanced light sources with 3-5 years experience in a research or development environment. Read more
  • Research positions for postdocs (0-5 years post PhD) or staff scientists (5+ years post PhD) at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST), Japan: The group of Síle Nic Chormaic is looking for a researcher in experimental cold atoms (project on single atom trapping in slotted optical nanofibres for cavity QED studies) and a researcher in experimental optics (project on micro/nanoparticle manipulation using optical nanofibres integrated with optical tweezers). Interested candidates should contact Síle Nic Chormaic including a copy of their full CV.
  • Postdoc position at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), USA: The Quantum Optics group in the Quantum Measurement Division of the Physical Measurement Laboratory has multiple openings for guest researcher positions to work on quantum network related science and experimental implementation of a NIST quantum network testbed. Read more
  • Postdoc positions at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg, Germany: They are looking for  Postdocs for cryo-super-resolution microscopy, cryo-electron tomography and machine learning.
  • Junior Researcher position at the Institute of Material Research and Engineering (IMRE) in Singapore: IMRE is looking for a junior researcher (just after PhD or with a few/several years of post-doc experience) with a strong expertise in nanooptics theory and simulations. Apply by 17 September 2021. Interested researchers can directly contact Arseniy Kuznetsov.
  • Postdoc position at the Laboratory Charles Coulomb in Montpellier (France): The "Theory of Light-Matter and Quantum Phenomena" group of Mauro Antezza offers a 2-years postdoc position in a project about Casimir effect and Radiative Heat Transfer with Nanostructured Systems. Find out more
  • PhD position at the Institute of Physics at the University of Graz: Our former group leader Peter Banzer has an open PhD project: Development of modern laser ultrasound (LUS) metrology using AI based data analytics and modeling approaches. There are also Master's projects available. Find out more

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