Call for Postdoctoral Position at the Nonlinear Optics Group

The Center for Optics and Photonics (CEFOP), invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in experimental optics. The successful candidate will work in the recently inaugurated nonlinear optics laboratory. Experimental experience in nonlinear and / or quantum optics is mandatory. Research will be focused on classical and quantum propagation of light beams in periodic media – optically induced -in photorefractive crystals. The position is for an initial period of one year and it can be extend depending upon evaluation.

if the position is extended, the duties will include teaching activities (in Spanish) at both, undergraduate and graduate levels, with no more than one course per semester.

The deadline for the reception of applications is December 31, 2011. The succesful candidate will be appointed from March 2012. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; this positions is open to individuals of any nationality and sex. Applicants should send a statement of research interest and a detailed curriculum vitae including: relevant qualifications, evidence of teaching skils, and optical research ecperience, together whith the names, addresses, fax, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of two reference, and simple copies of degrees / diplomas.

Inquiries only by e-mail to: Prof. Mario I. Molina ( and / or Prof. Rodrigo A. Vicencio (

Phone: (56) – 2 – 9787275 , 9787446

Fax: (56) – 2 – 2712973

Address: CEFOP, Departamento de Física, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile, Las Palmeras 3425, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile.

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