NanoPhotonics Postdoc

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Location: Los Alamos, NEW MEXICO
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Job Title NanoPhotonics Postdoc
Location Los Alamos, NM, US
Organization Name MPA-CINT/Center For Integrated Nanotechnologies

What You Will Do

We are seeking an outstanding postdoctoral candidate to work on a project developing and testing new methods of creating 3 dimensional meta-materials. 

What You Need

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Experience in optics and instrument development
  • Demonstrated record of scientific achievement through publications and presentations
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to conduct research independently.

 Desired Skills :

  • Previous experience in developing instrument control software
  • Ability to obtain a Q clearance

Education:  Ph.D. in an appropriate Engineering discipline or in an appropriate Scientific discipline (e.g. Physics/Chemistry) completed within the last five years or soon to be completed


Notes to Applicants:  In addition to applying online on the LANL jobs site, email a copy of their CV with a cover letter to Dr. James Werner ( ).



Additional Details:

Position does not require a security clearance.  Selected candidates will be subject to drug testing and other pre-employment background checks.


New-Employment Drug Test: The Laboratory requires successful applicants to complete a new-employment drug test and maintains a substance abuse policy that includes random drug testing.


Candidates may be considered for a Director's Fellowship and outstanding candidates may be considered for the prestigious Marie Curie, Richard P. Feynman, J. Robert Oppenheimer, or Frederick Reines Fellowships.


For general information to go to Postdoc Program


Equal Opportunity:

Los Alamos National Laboratory is an equal opportunity employer and supports a diverse and inclusive workforce. All employment practices are based on qualification and merit, without regards to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or preference, marital status or spousal affiliation, physical or mental disability, medical conditions, pregnancy, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or citizenship within the limits imposed by federal laws and regulations.  The Laboratory is also committed to making our workplace accessible to individuals with disabilities and will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, for individuals to participate in the application and hiring process. To request such an accommodation, please send an email to or call 1-505-665-4444 option 1.

Where You Will Work


Located in northern New Mexico, Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is a multidisciplinary research institution engaged in strategic science on behalf of national security.  LANL enhances national security by ensuring the safety and reliability of the U.S. nuclear stockpile, developing technologies to reduce threats from weapons of mass destruction, and solving problems related to energy, environment, infrastructure, health, and global security concerns.

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