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 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 successful candidate will work on the development of novel optical techniques for whole field laser vibration sensors.
Ph.D. degree in engineering, physics or a related field. No related experience required.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on experience and qualifications.
About University of Mississippi
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.