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Harvard University Research Associate in Applied Physics in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Title Research Associate in Applied Physics

School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Department/Area Applied Physics

Position Description

A research associate is sought to design, simulate, fabricate and test large area flat optics, up to 10 cm diameter, for multiple applications, using a variety of state-of-the art fabrication, modeling and characterization techniques. The position, within the group of Professor Federico Capasso, presents an opportunity to develop robust nanophotonic technologies from device-level to system-level. This would include imaging and sensing, such as new cameras, night vision systems and spectrometers, operating in the visible, near IR and mid-IR.

Basic Qualifications

Ph.D. in applied physics, electrical engineering, physics, or a related discipline

Additional Qualifications

Postdoctoral experience with proven track record of independent work on multiple projects. Hands-on experience in nanofabrication, including optical and E-beam lithography, wet and dry etching ( RIE , ICP…) and clean room techniques, electrical and optical characterization, photonics modeling and design.

Special Instructions

Please submit a current CV with publications listed, as well as a minimum of two reference letters.

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Contact Information

Anna Frej

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 2

Maximum Number of References Allowed

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