Post-doctoral position in Theoretical Quantum Nanophotonics

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ICFO – The Institute of Photonic Sciences
11 January, 2021


ICFO-The Institute of Photonic Sciences
Carl Friedrich Gauss, 3
Castelldefels 08860
Phone: +34935534101

ICFO is offering a postdoctoral position to a well-qualified, highly motivated and dynamic young scientist who wishes to enhance his/her scientific career in a friendly and stimulating environment.

The successful candidate will be joining the Theoretical Quantum Nanophotonics group led by Prof. Darrick Chang. The group investigates novel phenomena in quantum atom-light interactions, stemming from the confinement of light at the nanoscale. The project associated with this particular position will deal with the optical properties of atomic arrays.



Candidates must hold an internationally-recognized Ph.D.-equivalent degree (or evidence of its completion in the nearest future) preferably in Theoretical Physics.

The candidate should have a strong background in theoretical physics research, preferably in the areas of quantum optics or condensed matter physics.

ICFO is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are selected exclusively on merit and potential on the basis of submitted application material. No restrictions of persons with disabilities, citizenship or gender apply to ICFO positions. ICFO abides by the principles of openness, efficiency, transparency, supportiveness, and international comparability as stated in the European Charter for Researchers and the European Code of Conduct for the Recruitment of Researchers.

The contract is offered for a period of one year, renewable up to 3 years.



Suitable candidates are requested to submit via


-          Presentation letter with a declaration of interest,

-          Curriculum Vitae, including contact details,

-          The contact e-mail of two potential referees.


Candidates may contact jobs [at] icfo [dot] eu for informal enquiries regarding the application, as well as address scientific enquiries to darrick [dot] chang [at] icfo [dot] eu.

The call will remain open until January 11, 2020.

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