Los Alamos National Laboratory Experimental Terahertz Biophysics Postdoc in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Vacancy Name: IRC75954
Job Title Experimental Terahertz Biophysics Postdoc
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name MPA-CINT/Center For Integrated Nanotechnologies
What You Will Do
The Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (MPA-CINT) is seeking outstanding candidates to join our effort in the development of ultra-broadband terahertz circular dichroism (THz-CD) spectroscopy for the investigation of chiral materials and biomolecules. Candidates are expected to collaborate with other members in the LUMOS team (Laboratory for Ultrafast Materials and Optical Science) and scientists in CINT as well as in other Lab organizations such as Bioscience Division. The postdoctoral position is mainly for experimental work including instrumentation based on terahertz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS) and preparation and measurements of chiral materials and biomolecules.
What You Need
Minimum Job Requirements:
Extensive research experience in ultrafast spectroscopy and terahertz time-domain spectroscopy (THz-TDS).
Experience in LabVIEW/MATLAB programming for instrument control.
Demonstrated record of scientific achievement through publications and presentations.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work independently
Experience in electromagnetic metamaterials/metasurfaces.
Experience in micro-/nano-fabrication in clean room environments.
Experience in experimental biophysics research.
Experience in molecular dynamics simulations
PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Material Sciences, or other relevant disciplines completed within the last FIVE years or soon to be completed.
Notes to Applicants:
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No Clearance: Position does not require a security clearance. Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.
New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.
Internal Applicants: Please refer to Laboratory policy P701 for applicant eligibility.
Candidates may be considered for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Marie Curie, Richard P. Feynman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Fellowships. For general information to go to Postdoc Program .
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Where You Will Work
Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security. LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.
Appointment Type Postdoc
Contact Name Thomas, Kristin Sue
Req ID: IRC75954