Calling for a Postdoctoral Position

We opened a competition for a postdoctoral position in the field of Optical Lasers, Fiber Optics, Optoelectronics or Optical sensors with an initial term of two and half years.

CEFOP's Anual meetingThe National Council for Science and Technology (CONICYT) and the Universidad de Concepción, Chile, as part of the Insertion of Postdoctoral Researchers in the Academy of the Bicentennial Program of Science and Technology, invite applications from candidates for postdoctoral positions in support of the university’s broad initiative in Optics and Photonics.

This initiative includes hiring one postdoctoral positions and the enhancement of experimental facilities. This position is initially for a period of two and a half years, further it can be extended for other two years. The current search is open to candidates with experience in one of the following areas: Remote sensing optical techniques including LIDAR and DOAS systems; Quantum information experiments using SPDC; Fiber optics based communication systems; Optical Tweezers and Defocusing microscopy; .

The successful candidate is expected to incorporate within one of the research lines at the Center for Optics and Photonics at Universidad de Concepción. The position includes teaching activities in Spanish after the first year at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Teaching duties is at most one specialized course per semester.

The application deadline for these positions is October 10, 2013. The successful candidate will be appointed from December 2013. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; postdoctoral as well as faculty positions are open to individuals of any nationality. Applicants should send a statement of research interests, plans, and a detailed curriculum vitae including: relevant qualifications; evidence of teaching skills, research experience, together with the names, addresses, fax and telephone numbers, and e mail addresses of three referees, and certified copies of degrees/diplomas to:

Carlos Saavedra
Consolidation of Optics and Photonics at Universidad de Concepción
Departamento de Física
Universidad de Concepción
Casilla 160 C, Concepción

The deadline for receipt of applications is October 10, 2008. Applications will be accepted by e-mail. However, using standard mail applicants must simultaneously send a hard copy. The applicants must be obtained their PhD degree after December 31, 2008.

Inquiries only by e-mail to: Prof. Carlos Saavedra (

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