Postdoctoral position in experimental quantum optics

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Application deadline: 

Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Job description:

Applications are invited for a Postdoctoral Researcher in experimental quantum optics at IIIQT based at Sogang University in the group of Prof. Wonmin Son ( The selected researcher will also collaborate with the University of Oxford where he or she may be sent on secondment visits. The post is available initially for a fixed-term duration of 24 months, with the possibility of extension subject to funding.

Essential skills:

A strong background is expected in confocal micro-photoluminescence techniques, time-resolved photoluminescence, operating avalanche photodiodes and single-photon counting techniques for single-emitter spectroscopy.

Desirable skills:

Experience of cryogenic cooling with Helium cryostats are an advantage, as well as a good awareness of quantum physics technologies.

Experience with laboratory control software such as LabView will be an advantage, as well as some numerical modelling in Python or similar.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to work independently and as well as collaboratively, with a proven track record of experimental design and data analysis.


Applicants should hold a BSc (or equivalent) and a PhD (or very close to obtaining) in physics, physical chemistry or a closely related field.

How to apply:

Applicants should send a CV, research statement, and the names and email addresses of three senior faculty members who can provide letters of reference to