The candidate is supposed to work predominantly on the following topics:
  • Alignment of the iodine laser beamline
  • Determining and optimizing output pulse parameters (energy, pulse width, contrast, etc.)
  • Participation in interaction experiments at high-power laser system PALS
  • Measuring the PALS beam wavefront by means of the wavefront sensor
  • Improvement of the wavefront using adaptive optics
  • Modeling of the beam parameters in ZEMAX software or GLAD code
  • Master degree or PhD in optics, laser physics or related field
  • Experienced in laser beam alignment and diagnostics
  • Experienced in simulation in ZEMAX software or GLAD code
  • Experienced in programming in C++ is a plus (but not mandatory)
  • Good knowledge of spoken and written English
  • Expected feeling as a team player
Job conditions:
  • The opportunity to participate in unique scientific projects
  • Collaboration with a strongly motivated scientific team
  • Career growth, professional education
  • Competitive and motivating salary
  • 5 week holidays and other employee benefits
 Applications containing CV, cover letter, contacts of references, and any other material the candidate considers relevant, should be sent to Dr. Jan Dostál, Laser Plasma Department, Institute of Plasma Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Za Slovankou 3, 182 00 Prague 8, Czech Republic; dostal@ipp.cas.cz.
Source: http://www.ipp.cas.cz/o-ufp/volna-mista/