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Post Doctoral Fellow - Structured Light Engineering and Control
Clemson University in College Station, Texas
Date Posted 12/09/2021
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Post Doctoral Fellow - Structured Light Engineering and Control
Clemson University: College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences: General Engineering
Clemson, SC
Open Date

Nov 24, 2021


A postdoctoral researcher position is available in Structured Light Engineering and Control at Clemson University in South Carolina.

The candidates will work with faculty mentors and researchers in the departments of Mechanical, Electrical and Material Science Engineering, and Physics and Chemistry and will be supervised by Prof. R. J. Watkins.

The appointment is for one year but may be extended for an additional 1-2 years. The postdoctoral researcher will participate in interdisciplinary, funded research programs related to the application and exploitation of structured light in turbulent environments and its spatial and temporal control.

This project is part of Clemson’s Engineering Light Research Center. The postdoctoral candidate is expected to conduct research within a larger team to include multiple universities and should have strong technical, communication, and project management skills. Other duties as assigned.


Candidates should hold a PhD degree in Electrical or Mechanical engineering or a related field with documented qualifications as follows: at least two or more years of related, or equivalent, experience in optics and laser technology; fluency in English; excellent communication skills; demonstrated technical competence in the above areas; a solid publication record; and strong coding and optical lab skills. The willingness and ability to acquire new skills and knowledge as needed during the project; to work effectively and cooperatively with others; and to manage time effectively is expected. Other desired qualifications include optical fabrication and control system design and experience. The applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) 2 sample papers, (4) evidence of a PhD, and (5) the contact information (names and email addresses) for 3 professional references to Interfolio (http://apply.interfolio.com/99988)

The review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.
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