Doctoral Candidate in Photonics Aalto University, Department of Electronics and Nanoengineering Finland

Doctoral Candidate in Photonics

 

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



JOB DESCRIPTION


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


•    Master degree in physics, nanotechnology or related topics is favorable for the position
•    Good command of English is necessary



SALARY AND CONTRACT TERMS


Starting salary for a Doctoral Candidate is approximately 2440 €/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 September 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 Bachelor and Master degrees with grades
•    Curriculum Vitae (with the list of publications if you have)
•    Research statement describing Master thesis project
•    References



Deadline for applications is May 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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