Postdoctoral research positions (Universidad de Concepción - Chile)

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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

The recently founded Center for Optics and Photonics of the Universidad de Concepción, Chile, seeks to expand its theoretical, experimental and applied research activities in the fields of

- Experimental and theoretical Quantum Information Sciences

- Optical Traps (Optical Tweezers)

- Remote Sensing Technologies (DOAS, DIAL, LIDAR, Satellite Remote Sensing, Airborne based optical instrumentation)

by recruiting six (6) Postdoctoral Research Assistants. Candidates must hold an internationally-recognized Ph.D. equivalent degree preferably in physics, engineering physics, or related fields. Successful candidates will complement a research team of more than 10 scientists and 18 postgraduate students, conduct original, independent research and support staff within the Center for Optics and Photonics. The positions will start as early as November 2010 and terminate the end of 2012 with an optional three year extension. Starting salary in the range US$ 28000 to US$ 32000 after taxes, health insurance and retirement plan. Start-up funds are also available. We are seeking for highly motivated researchers, with good communication skills, and enjoy working as part of a team.

Applications should be submitted to Director Carlos Saavedra and should include a CV with a statement of relevant experience, expertise and research interest, a summary of research achievements, a list of publications and the contact details of three referees. Closing date for applications is 15th September 2010, but applications will be reviewed until positions are filled. Selected candidates will be invited to Concepción to deliver a seminar.

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