Researcher - Testing of Thin Layers (ELI-ELIAS-LIDT) (129)

ELI Beamlines
Czech Republic
18 Nov 2022
17 Jan 2023

ELI Beamlines research center in Dolní Břežany is part of pan-European infrastructure ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) representing a unique tool of support of scientific excellence in Europe by making available its capacities to the scientific teams across the world. The aim of ELI Beamlines is to establish the most intensive laser system in the world and to operate it on a long-term basis. Due to ultra-high performances up to 10 PW and concentrated intensities of up to 1024 W/cm2, we can offer our users a unique source of radiation and beams of accelerated particles. The so-called beamlines will enable ground-breaking research in the area of physics and science dealing with materials, but also in biomedicine and laboratory astrophysics and many other fields. ELI Beamlines is part of the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and it was opened in 2015.

The Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences is a holder of the HR Excellence in Research Award. It is awarded by the European Commission to institutions which put significant effort into improving their human resources strategy and ensuring professional and ethical working conditions.

We are looking for:

Researcher - Testing of Thin Layers (ELI-ELIAS-LIDT) (129)

The candidate is supposed to work predominantly on the following topics:

  • laser Induced Damage Testing of thin layers using ultrafast lasers – operation and upgrade of measurement setups;
  • supporting development of unique coatings for very large apertures;
  • detecting surface contamination and developing mitigation/cleaning strategies;
  • metrology of optical components.


  • master in the area of Laser physics, Quantum Electronics, Optics or Applied physics (PhD is preferred);
  • at least 2 years hands-on practical experience with laser diagnostics;
  • good knowledge of English.

We offer:

  • the opportunity to participate in building state-of-the-art research technologies;
  • career growth, professional education;
  • competitive and motivating salary;
  • flexible working hours;
  • 5 weeks of holidays and 6 days of personal leave;
  • challenging and tolerant work environment;
  • meal allowance, pension contribution;
  • support of leisure time activities.

Applications, containing CV, cover letter, contacts of references, and any other material the candidate considers relevant, should be sent to Mrs. Jana Ženíšková, HR specialist (, +420 - 601560322).

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