The National Center for Physical Acoustics (NCPA) at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS, develops and applies laser vibration measurement techniques to detecting buried objects. Combining expertise in laser vibration sensing, acoustics, and soil physics, NCPA has developed advanced methods for detection of buried objects.
We are currently seeking talented research associates with optics expertise including optical measurements, optical systems design, opto-mechanics, photodetectors, and fiber optics. Prior experience with laser Doppler techniques, interferometry, and CCD or CMOS sensors is an advantage. The successful applicant will contribute to the ongoing work on optimization and extensions of whole field laser vibration sensors.
The ideal candidate is expected to hold a Ph.D. degree in engineering, physics or a related field.
International candidates will be considered.
Apply online at https://jobs.olemiss.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until an adequate applicant pool has been obtained. The University of Mississippi provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetic information.
PhD in Physics, Engineering or related
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Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi, affectionately known to alumni, students and friends as Ole Miss, is Mississippi's flagship university. Included in the elite group of R-1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity by the Carnegie Classification, it has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and business. With more than 24,000 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university and is ranked among the nation's fastest-growing institutions. Its 15 academic divisions include a major medical school, nationally recognized schools of accountancy, law and pharmacy, and the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, renowned for a blend of academic rigor, experiential learning and opportunities for community action.