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We are looking for a postdoc experienced in plasmonics to join our newly established group at J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry in Prague! The project aims to develop new tools for sub-diffraction manipulation of light using plasmonic nanoparticles. We use single molecule localization microscopy and other single molecule microscopy and spectroscopy techniques, DNA nanotechnology and machine learning to create and reconstruct plasmon-modulated images.‍

The position is for 4  years with the possibility of research stays in collaborating laboratories throughout Europe (Germany, France). Our group was established in 2021 and is ready for rapid take-off! We are a dynamic team that values independence, diversity, and an open, friendly, and collaborative environment. Become a foundation member and shape the face of the group.

‍Requirements
The ideal candidate has earned their PhD in physics, or related fields with focus on plasmonics or electromagnetic field. Experience with the fabrication of plasmonic structures in the form of nanoparticle assemblies, using plasmonic structures for enhancement of optical signals, or theoretical modeling of plasmonic systems is welcome. We encourage theoreticians as well as experimentalists to apply. The project is very interdisciplinary and you will have to cooperate with non-physicists, so excellent communication skills and curiosity about other fields are a big asset.

Type of contract: Temporary

Job-status: Full-time

Envisaged Job Starting Date: January 2023

Benefits

  • 25 days paid leave of absence (holidays) per year + 3 days of paid sick leave in addition to the statutory insurance
  • Flexible working-time, the possibility of part-time work, work-life balance
  • Lunch vouchers
  • Subsidy for sport and cultural activities
  • Recreation subsidy, recreation subsidy for children
  • Possibility of attending children groups of the CAS
  • Possibility to use discounts in recreation centers of the CAS
  • Sports goods rental, free parking, trade union library
  • Language courses
  • Accommodation facilities

How to apply
If you are interested, please send us your CV, motivation letter, and two contacts as a reference to recruitment@jh-inst.cas.cz and vladimira.petrakova@jh-inst.cas.cz. Please, write in the subject line of your email SC2022_30.

The invitation for the interview is based mostly on the motivation letter we receive. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply.

‍Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!‍

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