Postdoctoral Research Associate

Rice University   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Education, Government & Non-Profit


Less than 5 years

Posted 20 days ago

enefits Eligible Yes Position Summary The Ultracold Atoms and Plasmas Group at Rice university invites applications for a postdoctoral research associate to join our efforts study ultracold neutral plasmas. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the operation of experiments on laser cooling ions in the plasma and studying transport and collective modes in a classical, strongly interacting system. Experience with laser cooling or atoms, ions, or molecules is desirable.

PhD must be completed before starting the position.

Education Required PhD or other Doctoral Degree Major/Discipline Education Preferred Experience Required 1 year Type of Experience Experimental atomic physics focusing on laser-atom interactions.

Experience Preferred Skills Required Ability to work collaboratively in groups, data analysis, strong communication skills.

Skills Preferred Laser spectroscopy, laboratory electronics, high vacuum techniques, Labview and

Matlab programming.

Physical Demands Working in Lab environment, using Lab safety standards and standing for long extended periods.

Working Conditions Working in a Lab.

Will occasionally need to work nights and or weekends on operation of the experiment.

Security Sensitive No Special Instructions to Applicants

PhD must be completed before starting the position.