Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in science and engineering on behalf of national security. The Group of Physics of Condensed Matter and Complex Systems in the Theoretical Division of LANL is seeking a talented and motivated researcher with a strong background in theoretical physics in one of the following areas: quantum optics and photonics; metamaterials and metasurfaces; quantum electrodynamics; or quantum sensing. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to engage with a dynamic, multidisciplinary theoretical and experimental research team that bridges fundamental and applied science. The position has an initial appointment of two years, with a possible extension for a third year depending on performance and availability of funds.
- A Ph.D. in theoretical physics or a related area completed within the last five years or to be completed soon
- Proven ability to conduct independent research in theoretical physics or in areas requiring similar technical skills
- Demonstrated ability to work harmoniously in a diverse multidisciplinary team
- Strong writing and communication skills, as evidenced by publications, cover letter and interview
- Knowledge of quantum optics and photonics theory
- Knowledge of theory of quantum sensing and metrology
- Experience in modeling metamaterials and metasurfaces
- Knowledge of commercially available simulation software for electromagnetism
- An excellent track record of publications and experience presenting at conferences
- Willingness to work productively on multiple projects
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