A Research Associate position is available in the Center for Photonics Technology in the Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech. The Center is a leading group in the area of optical sensors for harsh environments. This position will be important to the Centerâ??s future sensor research. Primary responsibilities include the following: - Conduct optical fiber sensor research. - Manage research projects. - Assist faculty in advising graduate students.
- An earned advanced degree in electrical engineering, physics or a relevant field - Prior experience in optical fiber sensors, especially distributed and interferometric fiber sensors. - Demonstrated research experience. - Evidence of good project management and laboratory management skills. - Strong work habits and the ability to work independently as well as within a research group. - Demonstrated creativity, independence, and high motivation. - Good communication skills.
- Experience in the use of femtosecond lasers.