Postdoctoral Accociate of Phothonics and Nanophotonics at the Mads Clausen Institute

A 2-year postdoc position in optical characterization of nanoparticles and sensor technology from September 1, 2019 until August 31, 2021 is open at SDU NanoSYD, Mads Clausen Institute, ( at the University of Southern Denmark (Sonderborg Campus).

The postdoc is expected to carry out research among others within the project “CheckNano” supported by the Interreg Deutschland-Danmark program. The project combines the acquired competencies of nanotechnology (SDU NanoSYD, SDU NanoOptics), biotechnology and food technology (Hochschule Flensburg) and sensor technology (R & D Center Kiel GmbH, Coherent GmbH, CCM – electronic engineering) in an interdisciplinary way to create a new, fast and reliable test for the identification of essential toxic nanoparticles. The work involves optical characterization, nanofabrication and sensor development, supported by computational nanophotonic methods.
The postdoc is also expected to be actively involved in the supervision of MSc and PhD students affiliated with SDU NanoSYD as well as in writing grant applications supporting the research at SDU NanoSYD.
Potential candidates for the postdoctoral position are expected to have a relevant PhD degree and documented research experience within nanophotonics, plasmonics and/or microfluidics. Experience in advanced nanofabrication and optical characterization of particles will also be considered as an advantage. Due to the interdisciplinary nature of the work, the candidate is expected to have excellent collaboration skills. A very good capability of communicating scientific results in English, both orally and in writing is required.

Further information can be obtained from Assoc. Prof. Jacek Fiutowski via e-mail:
Requirements for the position
Employment as a postdoc requires scientific qualifications at PhD level.
Applications will be assessed by an expert. Applicants will be informed of their assessment by the Faculty.

Shortlisting may be used. Shortlisted applicants will be assessed by an assessment panel.

An interview might be part of the assessment process.
Conditions of employment
Employment as a postdoc is temporary. The employment will cease without further notice at the end of the period.
Employment is governed by the Protocol on PhD Research Fellows signed by the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.
Research will be predominant in the position. Teaching assignments can be agreed individually. Furthermore, other types of assignments may occur to a limited degree.
The Faculty determines the distribution of the various assignments. The weighting of the different assignments may vary over time.
Your application must be uploaded through the link “Apply Online”. Attached files must be in Adobe PDF or Word format. Please read guidelines for applicants.

All pdf-files must be unlocked and allow binding and may not be password protected.
In case you have more than one file per field you need to combine the pdf-files into a single file, as each field handles only one file.
Each box can only contain a single file of max. 10 Mb.
The applications must include:
• Application
• Curriculum Vitae
• Certificates/Diplomas (MSc, PhD) – Danish or English transcripts
• Information on previous teaching experience, please attach as Teaching portfolio
• List of publications indicating the publications attached
• Examples of the most relevant publications. Please attach one pdf-file for each publication, a possible co-author statement must be a part of this pdf-file

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
The application must be in English.
Further information for international applicants about entering and working in Denmark.
Further information about The Faculty of Engineering.
Deadline: 1 July 2019
Unit: Faculty of Engineering
Campus: Sønderborg
Read the job description and apply online

Post expires on Monday July 1st, 2019