We have an opportunity for a Research Fellow to join us on an exciting project researching the area of femtosecond laser machining.
You will be working in collaboration with the Photon Factory at The University of Auckland and the Dodds-Walls Centre
You will be researching in an area which is exploring the use of disk mode-locked lasers and fibre based amplifiers to create novel femtosecond pulse shapes that are optimised for particular applications
You will be managing the University’s high-power laser lab and support both undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Our ideal candidate will:
have a Ph.D. in laser physics (Ph.D. working on mode-locked lasers will be viewed favourably)
have three or more years’ experience working with mode-locked lasers and high-power amplifiers
be able to demonstrate strong communication and presentation skills
have an understanding of basic optics and photonics.
The University is committed to providing an excellent working environment through flexible employment practices and a culture that encourages and supports staff to reach their full potential.
We offer a competitive salary, five weeks’ annual leave per year, and over 300 different career development courses. In addition, the University offers discounted car parking, childcare and a number of other subsidies on internal and external services.
This is a fixed term position for a period of three years.
Applications close Wednesday, 28 February 2018.
For further information go to www.auckland.ac.nz/opportunities
The University is committed to meeting its obligations under the Treaty of Waitangi and achieving equity outcomes for staff and students in a safe, inclusive and equitable environment. For further information on services for Maori, Pacific, women, LGBTI, equity groups, parenting support and flexible work go to www.equity.auckland.ac.nz
Direct enquiries only please - no agencies.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 19509
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