Postdoctoral Position in Optomechanical Sensing, Gothenburg, Sweden.

Postdoctoral fellow in Sweden, Chalmers University of Technology

Postdoctoral Position in Optomechanical Sensing: The Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience at Chalmers University of Technology invites applications for a postdoctoral position in the Hybrid Quantum Systems Laboratory. The focus is on developing spin sensors using optomechanical readout of ultrahigh-Q nanomechanical resonators. This project aims to enhance biosensing and material characterization capabilities.

Postdoctoral Position in Optomechanical Spin Sensing

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:
Quantum technologies for sensing and tests of fundamental physics, particularly in the fields of optics, photonics, optomechanics, and nanotechnology.

Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden.

A Ph.D. in:

  • Physics
  • Applied Physics
  • Nanotechnology
  • Photonics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Or other relevant fields.

Beneficial experience includes:

  • Optics
  • Photonics
  • Optomechanics
  • Nanofabrication
  • Nanomechanics
  • Nanomagnets
  • Cryogenics

Fluency in written and spoken English is required.

Job Description:
The main responsibilities include leading and conducting research collaboratively, coaching PhD students, developing personal and team skills, and contributing creative ideas. Essential qualities include self-motivation, attention to detail, creative problem-solving, a collaborative spirit, a commitment to inclusive teamwork, and continuous learning and professional growth.

How to Apply:
Submit the following documents:

  • CV (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number), including a complete list of publications and previous teaching and pedagogical experiences.
  • Two references that can be contacted.
  • Personal letter (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number) 1-3 pages introducing yourself, describing your previous research fields and main research results, and outlining your future goals and research focus.
  • Attested copies of completed education, grades, and other certificates.

Use the button at the foot of the page to access the application form.

Last Date for Apply: 15 August 2024

For questions, please contact: Nils Johan Engelsen, Division of Quantum Technology:, +46 70 852 51 42

Chalmers offers a stimulating and inspiring working environment in the coastal city of Gothenburg. We are committed to improving our gender balance and working broadly with equality projects such as the GENIE Initiative on gender equality for excellence. Equality and diversity are fundamental in all activities at Chalmers.



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