Position Description and Duties
academic research in connection with CUNY programs; may assist faculty, staff,
and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving
- Develops research plans and proposals and participates in acquiring funding
- Collects, analyzes, and assures validity of data
- Writes progress reports; writes and publishes findings
- Collaborates with internal and external colleagues
- Adheres to standards for safety and hygiene and ethical conduct as defined by
the University and relevant outside parties
Institute for Ultrafast Spectroscopy and Lasers has a distinguished record of
innovation and performing spectroscopy research in the areas of physics,
engineering, material science and the biological sciences. The research
associate will carry out independent research work as well as collaborate with
other researchers studying beams with orbital angular momentum. The researcher
will study devices used to generate orbital angular momentum for applications
in spectroscopy, telecommunications and other areas of fundamental and applied
physics. The researcher may also study other areas of spectroscopy on solid
state materials, gasses and the biological sciences.
offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents
based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and
Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or
semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits
are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria.
Qualifications and Requirements
Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability.
or equivalent in Applied Physics, Engineering, Physics or related field.
Experience performing detailed studies of a device used to generate orbital
angular momentum, and performed spectroscopy. The successful candidate
will have outstanding research, publications, presentations, and academic
The ideal candidate should:
- have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
- have excellent oral and written communication skills.
- be able to work independently and under the general direction of the IUSL
- have experience in developing computer programs.
- be detail-oriented with a positive attitude towards learning new procedures
and new theories and methods.