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Postdoc-optics and laser expertise

NEW  Postdoc with optics and laser expertise will work as part of Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments Center at the Geophysical Laboratory. The responsibilities of this position are primarily focused on developing and applying new ultrafast laser techniques for studies of electronic, magnetic, and vibrational excitations in materials at extreme conditions of pressure and temperature aiming to elucidate the nature of collective phenomena in condensed matter such as superconductivity, magnetism, and electronic correlations. Expertise in nonlinear optics, fast lasers, and optical spectroscopy is required. Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Physics, Material Science, & Chemistry.

Position is available immediately. Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and contact information for a minimum of three references. Additionally, please complete the Self-Identification form at the Carnegie Institution website. (This is in compliance with Department of Labor regulations.)  After completing the Self-Identification form, your application will be complete. Please send the required documents to Dr. Alexander Goncharov (agoncharov at

The prospective researcher will be working at the Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and will be a part of the Center for Energy Frontier Research in Extreme Environments (EFree). Position is available and open until an appropriate candidate is hired.