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- Post-doctoral position in theoretical quantum optics (published Dec 2017)
The CPER “Photonics for Society”, situated at the University of Lille, France, announces a post-doctoral fellowship in theoretical quantum optics.

To be eligible for the fellowship the applicant should hold a Ph.D. prior to the start of his contract and have experience in the area of theoretical quantum optics. The fellowship is for one year, with a possible renewal for the second year. The starting date of the fellowship is flexible, the earliest date being the 1st of March, 2018.

The net pay (after the deduction of social contributions, including health coverage and pension contributions, but not income taxes) is approximately 2300 euros/month. The successful candidate will work in the group of quantum optics and quantum information of Laboratory PhLAM on one of the topics of Contrat Plan État Région Photonics for Society and the Laboratory of excellence CEMPI ( ).

Interested candidates should send the following documents in a single file (.doc, .docx, .odt, or .pdf), to :
- A detailed CV describing the candidate’s undergraduate and graduate studies.
- A list of publications.
- A motivation letter.

In addition, two letters of recommendation of renowned scientists familiar with the candidate and his work should be sent directly by those scientists to the email address indicated above. The deadline for application and all required documents is the 31st of January 2018.

The position is financed by the Conseil Régional Hauts de France, the DRRT Hauts de France and the Fonds Européen de Développement Régional (FEDER).  

- Post-doctoral position in Photonics

  • Theme High energy and large band fiber optical parametric amplifier in topographic fibers
  • Research team : Nonlinear optics group of the photonic team, PHLAM laboratory, Lille, France. This team is based in the IRCICA institute.
  • Mission : The aim of the project is to develop high energetic large gain bands fiber optical parametric amplifiers at 1 μm. This project is in collaboration with the French atomic agency of Bordeaux. The candidate will have to design and characterize the fiber that will be fabricated in our own drawing tower facility FibertechLille. The group is composed of 9 people (3 permanents+6post doc/PhD students) and the lab very well equipped to conduct experiments (fs to cw lasers, high band pass oscillo, time lens system, optical sampling oscillo...).
  • Candidate skills : Experimental fiber optics, nonlinear optics, numerical simulations (Split step Fourier).
  • Duration} 1,5 years
  • Contact Prof. Arnaud Mussot (
  • Starting date : before end 2017

- Post-doctoral position in Molecular Quantum Dynamics (Group PCMT)

  • Theme Quantum dynamical study of small molecules adsorbed on organic surfaces (soots).
  • Keywords Quantum dynamics, MCTDH, electronic structure (excited states).
  • Candidate Profile
    • Expertise on MCTDH quantum dynamics, on construction of vibronic coupling Hamiltonians and on electronic structure calculations for excited electronic states.
    • Experience in chemical reactivity is a plus.
  • Duration One year (Possibility of a one-year extension is conditional upon results)
  • Contact
  • Deadline 23 of November 2016