We are encouraging applications for a Postdoctoral Associate for an experimental position with the goal of developing compact instruments using laser-cooled atoms to join our outstanding team with the Professional Research Experience Program (PREP).
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Who We Are
The Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) is a special partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder. PREP provides research opportunities to CU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers with a Bachelor's, Master's, or Ph.D. in NIST labs to gain research experience alongside NIST scientists.
The particular group that needs a researcher is the Atomic Devices & Instrumentation Group under the Time and Frequency Division at NIST.
What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be
- Carry out optics experiments in the laboratory.
- Analyze data.
- Write research papers.
- Present work at conferences.
What We Can Offer
The annual salary range for this position is market-based, highly competitive, and will be based upon relevant background and experience.
The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .
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What We Require
Ph.D. in atomic physics or related field.
What We Would Like You To Have
Proven experience with laser-cooled atom ensembles.
To apply, please submit the following materials:
- Cover Letter
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for 1 reference and we will request a letter of recommendation from them immediately upon application.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.
Posting Contact Information
Posting Contact Name: Lisa Valencia
Posting Contact Email: Recruitprep@colorado.edu
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