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Postdoctoral Research Associate

April 17, 2023
A postdoctoral research associate position is available for an interdisciplinary project involving laser materials processing, characterization of photovoltaic materials, and thermofluidic effects.  This is a two-year appointment with potential for extension subject to the availability of funds. The selected candidate will be working on laser-assisted additive manufacturing to develop methods for depositing copper contacts on…

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor of Optics and Photonics

February 6, 2023
We have several open tenured or tenure-earning faculty positions at all levels in the college of optics and photonics in general areas of optics and photonics, including, but not limited to: Semiconductor Photonics, Nanophotonics, Space-related photonics, Aerospace and Defense, Hypersonics; Artificial Intelligence, Digital Twins and Artificial/Augmented Reality. Candidates at the highest level may be considered for an endowed Professorship or Chair position.

Joint Faculty position in Photonics and Materials Science & Engineering, semiconductor materials

February 6, 2023
We are seeking candidates for an Assistant (Tenure earning) or Associate (Tenured) Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the area of Semiconductor Materials. The research areas of interest include, but are not limited to: 1) theory-led discovery of emerging semiconductor materials and novel concept devices and, 2) growth, characterization, and metrology of new semiconductor and quantum materials. This position will be tenured or tenure earling in the Materials Science department, but will be a 50% appointment in the College of Optic and Photonics with some or all of the faculty member’s research laboratories being located in the CREOL.

Postdoctoral/Research Scientist Position in Lasers Dynamics and Nonlinear Dynamics

January 18, 2023
Postdoctoral/research scientist position is available in the field of theoretical and computational laser dynamics and nonlinear dynamics. The College of Optics and Photonics/CREOL at the University of Central Florida (UCF).  UCF is undergoing rapid growth in the size of external research funding, academic stature, and student and faculty diversity. UCF supports and benefits from economic…

Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor, Space Photonics

December 12, 2022
We are seeking a leading researcher and educator in the area of space photonics to fill a Tenured or Tenure-earning faculty position in the college of Optica and Photonics. Topics of interest include but are not limited to: astrophotonics; space domain awareness; remote sensing; space-based quantum sensors; space-to-ground and space-to-space communications; and space-based photonic devices. This search is tied to a substantial investment by UCF in its Space and Planetary Instrumentation, Commercialization, and Exploration (SPICE) initiative, in collaboration with the Florida Space Institute, Department of Physics, and other UCF units. This includes the establishment of a dedicated Space Photonics Research Laboratory, a related Space Photonics Undergraduate Teaching Laboratory, and a planned lecturer hire (in addition to this current tenure track search). Candidates at the highest level may be considered for an endowed Professorship or Chair position.

Lasers in Medicine and Biology

July 28, 2019
Seeking candidates for a tenured/tenure track faculty position who will lead an internationally visible research program and contribute to our educational programs in advanced biophotonics.

Faculty Positions

July 28, 2019
Inviting applications for several tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at all ranks and in all areas of optics and photonics.