PhD position (Nanophotonics, Plasmonics)

Saint Petersburg (RU)
Based on the results of the interview
October 26 2020
Organization Type

The Department of Physics and Engineering of ITMO University ( is a creative synergy of honorary professors, ambitious scientists, and students. In a decade of joint work, we have grown from a small laboratory into a large international scientific center, where the most relevant scientific directions are developed, and educational programs are implemented.

The work will be carried out in terms of world-class joint projects with leading international teams in these fields (Russia, USA, Israel). The position includes initial training, high-level research, writing articles, applying for grants and scholarships. Applicants with research experience in these areas and a focus on a scientific career are encouraged.


• work with leading international teams in this field (Russia, USA, Israel);

• conducting scientific research;

• participation in educational activities

• writing articles;

• applying for grants and scholarships.


• knowledge of English (Intermediate or higher);

• prior experience with scientific software packages (CST Microwave Studio, Comsol Multiphysics, Matlab);

• ability to independently conduct research;

• ability to write scientific articles;

• high average score in the application to bachelor's and master's degrees;

• high scores in physical and engineering disciplines;

• conferences and seminars speaking

• high motivation, a wish to learn new things.


• young and friendly team, charitable atmosphere;

• communication with recognized experts in the subject area, professional competence of colleagues, international collaborations;

• opportunity to suggest ideas and be heard;

• participation in international scientific conferences;

• work on high-tech modern laboratory equipment;

• corporate English for employees;

• work in the historical center of St. Petersburg;

• corporate events;

• annual PTO;

• social package: official employment, recreation in a corporate out-of-town health center, events for employees and their children, etc.


Based on the results of the interview

Work status



Lomonosova street, 9, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


The application should contain:

• cover letter stating your research experience and current research interest and motivation;

• CV;

• list of publications;

• names of two referees.

The applications should be submitted via in a single PDF file.