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Submit application before June 23, 2020


Open PhD student position in “Design and fabrication of a geometric phase elements for optical polarimetry” to join the group of Prof. Ignacio Moreno at TecnOPTO Lab,  Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche (UMH), Spain (


We are looking for a MSc preferably with experience in experimental optics and photonics, to develop a PhD Thesis in the field of optical polarimetry within a grant from the Valencian Government, Santiago Grisolía Program, ref. GRISOLIAP/2020/004: WEB GRISOLIA/2020/

Required conditions
- The candidate must hold a MSc degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optics or related degree from a non-Spanish institution. The degree must have finished after
January 1st 2016 and must qualify to enter a PhD program.
- Candidates must not hold a previous PhD degree (the selected candidate will have to enroll a UMH Doctorate Program when starting the contract).
- English language OR Spanish (Spanish language is NOT required).

Recommended experience:
- Work experience in experimental and instrumental optics.
- Computational skills (Matlab, C++ , Labview…)
- Fluent English written and spoken.

Job conditions:
- Period: Three years (renewable every year)
- Starting date: October 1st 2020
- Annual gross salary of 22,192.80 euros, plus 1,600 euros to cover travel expenses. Social security and institutional benefits included. Interested candidates should submit their application by email before June 23, 2020,  including a CV, the contact of two persons who can provide a recommendation letter,  and one motivation letter stating the candidate’s interest in the project (Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar.).