The Institute for the Frontier of Attosecond Science and Technology (iFAST), http://ifast.ucf.edu/, invites applications for an Assistant Scientist position in experimental attosecond laser science. The successful candidate will be expected to make significant contributions to efforts in developing the next generation attosecond light sources. Candidates must have a substantial record of research in femtosecond high power lasers, mid-infrared chirped pulse optical parametric amplifiers, attosecond X-ray pulse generation, characterization and applications. A Ph.D. in Physics, or a related discipline, from an accredited institution is required.
iFAST is dedicated to research, education and outreach of attosecond physics and optics. Its mission is to provide unique opportunities for faculty, scientists and students to closely collaborate on attosecond science research.
UCF requires all applications and supporting documents to be submitted electronically through the Human Resources website www.ucf.edu/jobs (job number: 500105). In addition, the following must be uploaded at the time of application: CV, summary of research achievements, and three contacts for professional references,
Questions regarding this search can be directed to the director of iFAST via email to Zenghu.Chang@ucf.edu with the Subject line: Attosecond Assistant Scientist Position. Screening of applications will begin April 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request
Internal Number: 500105
About University of Central Florida, Physics Department
The University of Central Florida is a leading, fast growing, metropolitan, research-intensive university with a diverse student body. The Department of Physics currently offers B.S., B. A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Research programs include condensed matter physics, surface physics, nanoscience, soft condensed matter, planetary science, biological physics, atomic and optical physics, quantum information processing, and physics education. There are opportunities to benefit from synergy with the College of Optics and Photonics, the Nanoscience Technology Center, the Advanced Materials Processing and Analysis Center, the Biomolecular Sciences Center, and a new College of Medicine.
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