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Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Femtosecond Spectroscopy (151)

Employer
ELI Beamlines
Location
Prague, Czech Republic
Salary
Unspecified
Closing date
15 Dec 2022
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The ELI (Extreme Light Infrastructure) Project is an integral part of the European Union plan to build the next generation of large research facilities. ELI-Beamlines was opened in 2015 as a cutting edge laser facility and currently is starting to offer open access beamtime to users. ELI-Beamlines is delivering ultrashort, ultra-intense laser pulses lasting typically a few femtoseconds (12-150 fs) with peak powers ranging from 5 TW up to 10 PW. It will make available time synchronized laser beams over wide range intensities for wide range of interdisciplinary applications in physics, medicine, biology, material science etc. The high laser electric field intensities of the laser pulse is also used for generating secondary sources of e- and p+. ELI Beamlines is a part of the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and it was open 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 HR strategy and ensuring professional and ethical working conditions.

In the name of the Research program 4 “Material and (bio)-molecular research” we would like to announce an open position:

Postdoctoral Fellow - Molecular Femtosecond Spectroscopy (151)

Description

development and upgrade of stations for fs optical spectroscopy (fs stimulated Raman spectroscopy, fs mid-IR spectroscopy, fs THz spectroscopy) with implementation of few cycle pulses and polarization control as a major objective

Requirements for the ideal candidate (candidate should have at least some of the listed skills)

  • MSc or PhD in Physics, Biophysics, Physical chemistry, Optics, Laser-science or related;
  • experience with 1 kHz fs laser systems;
  • basics of nonlinear optics or spectroscopy;
  • experience with handling sub 10fs optical pulses;
  • experience with pulse shaping;
  • practical hands-on experience with building experimental set- ups;
  • LabVIEW, Matlab or related essentials;
  • background in molecular physics or chemistry;
  • knowledge of molecular spectroscopy (visible, infrared, Raman);
  • desire to learn new things and work in dynamic international team environment.

(Since there are also other positions in the field of femtosecond pulses available, interested candidates are encouraged to contact us even if the spectrum of their qualification matches only loosely with the listed description)

We offer

  • possibility to work in a brand new lab where highly innovative techniques are being implemented;
  • work place where people with new ideas and passion for realization can try new things;
  • open space for interdisciplinary studies, ideal for people who want to get in contact with fs X-ray experiments;
  • competitive salary;
  • highly motivating and friendly team environment;
  • possibility of long term employment for proven experts;
  • flexible working hours;
  • meal allowance, pension contribution;
  • 5 weeks of holidays and 6 days of personal leave.

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 (jana.zeniskova@eli-beams.eu, +420 - 601560322).

Information regarding the personal data processing and access to the personal data at the Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences can be found on: https://www.fzu.cz/en/processing-of-personal-data

Company

ELI Beamlines profile imageELI Beamlines is part of the European ELI laser centre, the world’s first international laser facility. ELI Beamlines is open to an international and interdisciplinary user community from academia and industry. Mandated by the international scientific laser community and implemented in the Czech Republic, Hungary and Romania, ELI drives international laser research and laser-based applications to new frontiers, and fulfils important missions for regional socio-economic development.

About us
The main mission of ELI Beamlines is to provide a user-oriented infrastructure for performing revolutionary scientific experiments across many different disciplines. It combines advanced synchronized ultra-intense short-pulse lasers with secondary sources of particles and X-rays.

The ELI Beamlines facility provides research opportunities at a number of world-class secondary sources, each one driven by ultra-intense lasers. These secondary sources, partially based on entirely new concepts, produce pulses of radiation and particles of the highest intensity and beam quality, including electromagnetic radiation over a broad spectral range and charged particles such as electrons, protons and ions. These will enable a wealth of novel applications.

The ERIC is a specific legal form designed to facilitate the establishment and operation of research infrastructures of European interest. ERICs are participated by States and international organizations as members. As a main statutory mission, ELI ERIC is responsible for making the ELI facilities available to the scientific community as a single international organization, with unified governance and management.

The Czech Republic hosts the ELI ERIC statutory seat in Dolní Brezany, in the South of Prague, at the ELI Beamlines facility. A second facility, ELI-ALPS, is hosted by Hungary in Szeged. The Czech Republic and Hungary are joined by Italy and Lithuania as founding members, while Germany and Bulgaria are founding observers. A third ELI facility is under construction in Romania in the field of nuclear photonics and is expected to complement the current ELI ERIC facilities in the future. More information can be found on the ELI ERIC websites.

Why work for us
ELI Beamlines brings together people from all over the world. If you want to participate in the largest laser research project in the world, apply through the offer of employment at www.eli-beams.eu. We are interested in people of various professions and specializations. We can offer interesting and challenging work, dedicated training, plus the chance to work with smart people in a pleasant working environment.

The future is in laser technologies. Are you interested? Join us!


Location
Czech Republic

Number of employees
350

Positions recently recruited for
Scientists, engineers, PhD students and technicians

Desired degree disciplines/class
From apprenticeship to PhD in a wide variety of domains

Pre-requisites
Eligible to work in the EU

How to apply
Apply online at www.eli-beams.eu

Closing date
All year round

Contact
Tel +420 601560322
E-mail jana.zeniskova@eli-beams.eu
www.eli-beams.eu

Find Us
Website
Telephone
+420 601560322
Location
Za Radnicí 835,
252 41 Dolní Břežany
Czech Republic
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