Laser Engineer

Boulder, CO
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Design and implement a Z-Scan for MWIR and LWIR nonlinear optical material characterization and a high harmonic generation system to support the laser-ARPES experiments in the Dessau group. Z-Scan measurements will be performed at 3-5 microns and 8-10 microns to determine the nonlinear refractive index and two-photon absorption of solid-state samples. High harmonic generation from a Ti:Sapphire laser system will produce pulses of 9eV and 22eV. The position requires a subject matter expert in solid-state physics and nonlinear optics with demonstrated experimental expertise engineering ultrafast Ti:Sapp laser systems, high power ultrafast systems, Nd:YAG lasers, nonlinear optical spectroscopies, and UHV systems. Data acquisition and analysis requires software and programming experience with Labview and MatLab.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Unofficial transcript(s), Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Applicants must complete the Faculty/University Staff and EEO Data (application) form, and upload the following required documents: 1 - Cover Letter; 2 - Curriculum Vitea; 3 - The document uploaded for Proof of Degree can be a Transcript which shows the date the degree was conferred; Copy of Diploma; or official letter from the Registrar or the Dean of the School or College conferring the degree; and 4 - Letter of Recommendation. This position is eligible for medical, dental and life insurance, retirement benefits programs, and is eligible for monthly vacation and sick leave accruals.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10180 - Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Oct 12, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Position Number: 00740314


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