Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanophotonics Aalto University, School of Engineering, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering Finland

Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanophotonics

 

The Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering of Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering is looking for a highly motivated and talented Postdoctoral Researcher to join the research work.



JOB DESCRIPTION


Your goal as a Postdoctoral Researcher will be to study various photonic properties of various nanomaterials, such as one-dimensional materials (e.g. carbon nanotubes, nanowires), two-dimensional layered materials (e.g. transition metal dichalcogenides), and their heterostructures for various applications (e.g., plasmonics, photodetectors, modulators). You'll get to conduct high quality research independently and to work as an active member of the research groups by taking part in project management duties and guiding M.Sc. and Doctoral students.



RESEARCH GROUP


This research position will supported by the Photonics group at Aalto, which is led by Professor Zhipei Sun. The group mainly focuses on the study of physical properties of various nanomaterials (e.g. carbon nanotubes, nanowires, 2D materials) for photonic and optoelectronic applications. The Photonics group is a part of the Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence in Quantum Technology. Details of the publications of the research group can be found via this link.



REQUIREMENTS


•    PhD degree in photonics, physics or related topics is favorable for the position
•    Excellent knowledge of nanophotonics (e.g., Near-field scanning optical microscopy)
•    Proven track record in major scientific research
•    Good command of English is necessary



SALARY AND CONTRACT TERMS


Postdoctoral Researcher position will be filled for 1–3 years. The expected starting salary is approximately 3500 €/month, depending on experience and qualifications. Salary will increase according to responsibilities and performance over time. The contract includes occupational health benefits, holiday bonus, and Finland has a comprehensive social security system. Preferable starting time is before June 2018 but can be also negotiable.



HOW TO APPLY


Apply through the "Apply for this job" link below and include the following attachments:


•    Application cover letter
•    Course transcripts of Doctoral degree with grades and Certificate of Doctoral degree
•    Curriculum Vitae
•    List of publications with the most significant publications highlighted
•    Research statement describing past research and plans for future research
•    References



Deadline for applications is April 30, 2018 but we will start reviewing candidates immediately. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.



MORE INFORMATION


For additional information, please contact Professor Zhipei Sun firstname.lastname@aalto.fi. For additional information on recruitment process, please contact HR Coordinator Annika Salmelin, e-mail firstname.lastname@aalto.fi.



ABOUT AALTO UNIVERSITY, CAMPUS AND FINLAND


Aalto University is a community of bold thinkers where science and art meet technology and business. We are committed to identifying and solving grand societal challenges and building an innovative future. Aalto University has six schools with nearly 20 000 students and more than 400 professors.



Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering is located at Otaniemi campus in the Helsinki metropolitan area, Finland. As a living and work environment, Finland is consistently ranked highly in quality-of-life (see also the latest UN report here). For more information about living in Finland: http://www.aalto.fi/en/about/careers/international_staff/


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