Postdoctoral Research Associate 5195BR College of Science COS Center for Imaging Science
Professional Area: Employment Category: Fulltime Staff Job Function:Wage Band:
Detailed Job Description The Advanced Optical Fabrication, Instrumentation, and Metrology Laboratory 9AOFIM) in the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), is soliciting applications for a one year post-doctoral research position in optics, lasers, or application of ultrafast lasers to advanced manufacturing. During the course of this work, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with our collaborators in academics and industries.
Duties and responsibilities:
Perform theoretical and experimental research in one or a combination of the following: ultrafast laser based material processing: laser-based 3D writing, welding, surface texturing, imaging, and optical metrology.
Perform independent scientific investigations in assigned research area.
Write and submit research papers to reputable scientific journals.
Present original research results at conferences.
Install, operate and maintain advanced laser systems.
Assist in PhD student supervision.
The person will work in a research lab that does not involve labor oriented physical activities
Required Minimum Qualifications
PhD in Optics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Material Science, or in relevant fields.
General optics and lasers laboratory experience.
Effective writing skills for publication of articles in scientific journals.
Strong publication record.
Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other researchers and students.
Effective communication skills.
Strong optical engineering background.
Ability to program in Matlab, C++, or an equivalent language. Ability to perform optical modeling using any of the software packages (ZEMAX/OSLO/CODE V/ FRED/COMSOL/UPPE) is a plus.
Required Application Documents
How to Apply In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number. The direct link to this posting can be found here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/
Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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