Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ultrafast Science/attosecond research/Coherent Phenomena

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Work type: Full-time
Location: External
Categories: Postdoctoral Research Associates


The Physics Department of the University of Connecticut invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in the area of experimental Ultrafast Physical Chemistry/Ultrafast Science/attosecond research/Coherent Phenomena/Ultrafast Molecular Dynamics. Research topics of interest include, but are not limited to: attosecond dynamics using the XLEAP at LCLS-II as well as using femtosecond FELs around the world.


The candidate will be stationed at the PULSE Institute at SLAC National Laboratory in California and will work collaboratively with Nora Berrah and James Cryan as well as the atto collaboration.


  • Ph.D. in Physics or physical chemistry. 


  • Expertise with ultrafast lasers, HHG-based atto-experience is desired.


The appointment is for one year, renewable annually for an additional two to three years contingent upon satisfactory performance, mutual agreement.


In addition to applying online at, Staff Positions, Search #495246, candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their research experience and interests, CV, and two letters of recommendation. For further information about the position contact either Nora Berrah at or James Cryan at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Employment of the successful candidate is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

This job posting is scheduled to be removed at 11:55 p.m. Eastern time on August 10, 2021. 

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