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Posting Number: req1796 Department: James C Wyant Coll Optical Sci Location: Main Campus Address: Tucson, AZ USA Position Highlights The James C. Whyant College of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona is seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Research Associate I in the field of ultrafast fiber lasers who will be responsible for developing ultrafast fiber lasers. As a cost-saving measure related to the impact of COVID-19, Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents. All new hires subject to the programs will be notified in accordance with adopted Furlough and Furlough-Based Salary Programs guidelines and will be required to comply with all measures. To learn more about the programs and whether this position is affected, please visit hr.arizona.edu/FY-2020-2021-Furlough-Program. Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more! The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here. Duties & Responsibilities Develop ultrafast fiber lasers in a new spectral region from visible to infrared. Analytically model various light matter phenomena using Maxwell Equations. Conduct experiments to characterize the nonlinear properties of a given material, set up optical metrology systems for quantifying the optical nonlinear effects, and set up various optical computing demonstrations using optical nonlinear phenomena. Supervise undergraduate/MSc/PhD students. Minimum Qualifications PhD in Optics or Materials Science. At least 3 years of experience. FLSA: Exempt Full Time/Part Time: Part Time Number of Hours Worked per Week: 20 Job FTE: .50 Work Calendar: Fiscal Job Category: Research Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits Rate of Pay: DOE Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE) Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive) Number of Vacancies: 1 Contact Information for Candidates Linda Schadler lschadler@optics.arizona.edu Open Until Filled: Yes Documents Needed to Apply: Curriculum Vitae (CV) Diversity Statement At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness. The University of Arizona is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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