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Postdoctoral Research Associate

Northeastern University
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jun 24, 2024

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Postdoctoral Research Associate

About the Opportunity

There is an opening in Prof. Soner Sonmezoglu's research group for a Postdoctoral Research Associate or research scientist specializing in the design, fabrication, and characterization of optical microresonators and other photonic components, such as gratings and waveguides. The research project will focus on developing an innovative real-time 3D imaging system to assist in the diagnosis of critical diseases.

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Physics, or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in the analysis, designs, simulations, fabrications, and measurements of optical microresonators and other photonic components, such as grating couplers and waveguides.
  • Proficiency/familiarity in silicon photonics, nano-photonics, or related topics.
  • Background/familiarity with the heterogeneous integration of micro-scale devices and components (optical, electrical, and mechanical).
  • Proven ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Strong publication record in relevant scientific journals.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

Applications should contain a cover letter briefly describing the candidate's research interests, a CV, and links to two representative papers. The review of applications will begin immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. The initial appointment is for one year, with the potential for extension depending on sustained excellence in meeting the duties and expectations.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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