PhD position (Nanophotonics, Plasmonics)

Employer
ITMO
Location
Saint Petersburg (RU)
Salary
Based on the results of the interview
Posted
October 26 2020
Organization Type
Academia

The Department of Physics and Engineering of ITMO University (https://physics.itmo.ru/) 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.

Responsibilities

• 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.

Requirements

• 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.

Conditions

• 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.

Salary

Based on the results of the interview

Work status

Full-time

Address

Lomonosova street, 9, Saint-Petersburg, Russia

Application

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 hr@metalab.ifmo.ru in a single PDF file.