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Fellow (Post Doc)

Apply now Department: 3670020140 Macdonald James R Laboratory
Job no: 507914
Work type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Research / Scientific / Grants, Natural / Quantitative Sciences
Pay Grade: 001

About This Role:

The James R. Macdonald Laboratory at Kansas State University is hiring for three postdoc positions in the areas of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.  The postdoc positions will work in coincidence ion and/or electron momentum imaging, femtosecond laser optics, strong-field physics and ultrafast laser-matter interactions, two-color and/or pump-probe experiments.

  • Develop coincidence momentum imaging techniques
  • Employ the above capabilities to study ultrafast molecular dynamics
  • Present the scientific results at conferences and in peer-reviewed publications 

Why Join Us:

The faculty and staff of the James R. Macdonald Laboratory at Kansas State University are funded by grants from the Department of Energy.  We have some of the best facilities in the country for developing new research in the fields of AMO Physics.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, tuition assistance program, paid time off-vacation, sick and holidays.

To learn more visit: http:www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Physics, Physical Chemistry or a related field by the time position begins.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience in one or more of the following experimental areas: Coincidence ion and/or electron momentum imaging; femtosecond laser optics; strong-field physics and ultrafast laser-matter interactions; two-color and/or pump-probe experiments.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Resume
  3. Three professional references including their e-mail contact information 

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$47,476 – $60,000 annual salary

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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