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Post-Doctoral Scientist
George Washington University in Washington, United States
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Date Posted November 30, 2017
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
Job Description Summary:

GW’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) provides leading edge programs in electrical and computer engineering in order to provide leadership in a rapidly evolving global information society in the service of humanity and to advance the state of knowledge in our disciplines by actively pursuing scholarly research for
publication and dissemination.

Post Doctoral Scientist will report directly to the Principal Investigator (PI), and will
assist with Nanophotonic Device Physics and Test, Electrooptic Modulators.

Responsibilities Include:

Conducts research in optoelectronics,
devices, nanophotonics, and plasmonics, which includes building and improving optical and opto-electronic measurement setups.

Obtains and analyzes experimental and theoretical data to include conducting numerical simulations.

Develops theories and novel concepts on nanophotonic device performance with focus
on electrooptic and electroabsorptive
modulation towards attojoule efficient and
100+GHz fast performance metrics.

Advises and trains student on research, equipment use and understanding details.

Presents scientific findings at conferences and workshops Performs other work related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

Minimum Qualifications:

Require’s a PhD in the field or in a related area.

Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:  
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in opto-electronic devices with focus on electrooptic modulation.
Background in solidstate physics, photonics, and plasmonics.
Experience in electrooptic device characterization to include: highspeed,
biterrorratetesting, extinction ratio, insertion loss, cavity resonances, silicon photonics device testing, fibertochip coupling.
Efficient collaborator and student mentorship qualities.



Campus Location: Foggy Bottom
College/School/Department: School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Family Research and Labs
Sub-Family Laboratory Research
Stream Individual Contributor
Level Level 3
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time
Hours Per Week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 5:00
Position Designation: Essential: Employees who perform functions that have been deemed essential to maintaining business or academic operations. Employees are generally expected to work from home during an event and may be asked to physically report to work.
Required Background Check Criminal History Screening, Education/Degree/Certifications Verification, Social Security Number Trace, and Sex Offender Registry Search, Prior Employment Verification
Special Instructions to Applicants:  
Internal Applicants Only? No
Posting Number: R000311
Job Open Date: 05/30/2017
Job Close Date: 06/30/2017
If temporary, grant funded or limited term appointment, position funded until: 09/29/2018
Background Screening Successful Completion of a Background Screening will be required as a condition of hire.
EEO Statement:

The university is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not unlawfully discriminate in any of its programs or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or on any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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