Postdoctoral Research Associate

College Station, TX

Texas A&M University

Job Title
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Agency
Texas A&M University

Department
Physics And Astronomy

Proposed Minimum Salary
Commensurate

Job Location
College Station, Texas

Job Type
Staff

Job Description

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values .

Who we are

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is home to internationally leading research in astronomy, atomic physics, quantum optics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, nuclear physics, and related areas. We offer our students a variety of graduate and undergraduate degree options. Many more students from all disciplines receive basic training in sciences in our state-of-art teaching facilities. Our department is committed to giving back to society through our numerous outreach events.

What we want

What an awesome opportunity that's now been made available, to be a part of a ground breaking research serving as our postdoctoral research associate in the SIBOR lab! Specifically, this role is crucial for our study of experimental AMO physics. We envision this individual will hold a PhD in physics and have specialization in atomic and/or molecular spectroscopy and/or in the development of optoelectronic instrumentation for spectroscopic applications. Expertise in any of the following: Laser spectroscopy, high-resolution spectroscopy analysis, high voltage instrumentation, and/or high vacuum techniques will be valuable competencies in this position. This opportunity offers you the opportunity to work with leading researchers and to perform pivotal tasks to accomplish the project's goals that can positively influence your career. We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA), as stated. This is a great opportunity; if it appeals to you, we invite you to apply.

What you need to know

Please note: You are strongly encouraged to upload a single pdf with cover letter, CV with publications, and research statement (maximum three pages).

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Required Education and Experience:
  • Appropriate PhD
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • PhD in physics or related field
  • Experience in ultrahigh vacuum, high-voltage applications and mode-locked laser systems
Responsibilities:
  • Expand the collinear fast beam spectroscopy for optical detection of ions and atoms; conduct attosecond research in intense laser fields and frequency comb spectroscopies; publish results in peer-reviewed journals
  • Lead research assisted by graduate and undergraduate students
  • Perform other duties, as assigned
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University and TAMHSC, must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

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Texas A & M Posted: 10/20/2021