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  • Chair position in the field of experimental Quantum Technologies at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland: More information
  • Lecturer or Associate Professor position available in Experimental Biological and Optical Physics at UCL Department of Physics & Astronomy, in London, England: The department of Physics and Astronomy is looking to appoint a new member of academic staff. Depending on experience and track record, an appointment at the Lecturer (UK eq. Assistant-Professor) or Associate Professor level is foreseen. Read more
  • PhD student and postdoc positions for a new project on cathodoluminescence microscopy at the NWO-Institute AMOLF in Amsterdam, the Netherlands: Information about the application at the Photonic materials group you can find here, or contact Albert Polman
  • W2/W3-professorships, junior research group leader and scientific employees, University of Jena, Germany: several open positions in the field of photonic Quantum Science & Technology at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.
  • Optical Engineer, Vaziri Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA: The Vaziri Lab is looking for candidates with Ph.D. or master’s degree. Interested candidates should send their application material, including a cover letter, CV/resume, list of publications, and the contact information of at least two references by email. Read more
  • Postdoctoral Positions, Vaziri Laboratory of Neurotechnology and Biophysics, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA: The Vaziri Lab is searching for Postdocs. Read more
  • Postdoctoral Scholar Positions in Theoretical and Computational Chemical Physics in the Mukamel Group, University of California Irvine: Recent Ph.D. is required. Send a CV, publication list, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to Professor Shaul Mukamel. Information about the group
  • PhD Position the Institut franco-allemand de recherches de Saint-Louis, Alsace, France: Research field: Laser and electromagnetic technologies; Mid-infrared nonlinear Raman conversion in gas-filled Hollow-Core silica Photonic Crystal Fibers pumped at 2 μm. 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.
  • 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, Austria: Our former group leader Peter Banzer has Master's projects available. Find out more

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