Argonne National Laboratory Postdoctoral Researcher in Lemont, Illinois

Postdoctoral Researcher

Requisition Number: 405001 Location: Lemont, IL

Functional Area: Research and Development Division: NST-Nanoscience and Technology

Employment Category: Temporary 6 Months or Greater Education Required: Doctorate Degree

Level (Grade): 700 Shift: 8:30 - 5:00 Share: Facebook LinkedIn Twitter

We invite you to apply for a Postdoctoral Appointee position with our Nanoscience and Technology Division (NST).

In this role you will:

  • Construct and utilize a novel ultrafast imaging and spectroscopy system using quantum optics principles.
  • Pursue research in quantum information sciences, applied to quantum sensing, imaging, and spectroscopy of photoinduced processes in a range of materials including biological/biomimetic and energy conversion materials, as well as highly scattering/turbulent materials.
  • Construct and utilize a novel ultrafast imaging and spectroscopy system using quantum optics principles.
  • Pursue research in quantum information sciences, applied to quantum sensing, imaging, and spectroscopy of photoinduced processes in a range of materials including biological/biomimetic and energy conversion materials, as well as highly scattering/turbulent materials.
  • Construct advanced quantum optical instrumentation for ultrafast imaging and spectroscopy.
  • Initiate research projects related to imaging and quantum sensing of ultrafast processes in a range of materials including biological/biomimetic materials, energy conversion materials, and highly scattering/turbulent materials.
  • Publish results in refereed journals and makes oral presentations at meetings conferences, symposia, and seminars.
  • Maintain cognizance of available techniques and expertise in related research groups through interactions and collaborative efforts.
  • Report on experiment progress, technique development, and new initiatives to peer reviewers and to program managers.

We expect you to have:

  • Considerable expertise in quantum optics, ultrafast lasers, time-correlated single photon detection, optical detectors, and imaging.
  • Knowledge of spectroscopy of photoinduced energy and charge transfer, quantum information science, and spectroscopy in turbulent or highly scattering media.
  • Excellent written and oral communications, and data analysis skills.
  • Strong skills in collaboration and ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment.

To be eligible, candidates must have completed their Ph.D. within the last three years.

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