POST-DOC RESEARCH ENGINEER in developing synthesis/nanofabrication methods for perovskite photonic devices (Photonic Materials Research Team)

Location: Wrocław
Application deadline: 22.01.2022

Łukasiewicz Research Network – PORT Polish Center for Technology Development is a Research Institute within the Łukasiewicz Research Network. It focuses on development of new technologies, resulting from basic and applied research, which, in turn, serve as a basis for innovative solutions for the industry. With high-class specialists and state-of-art infrastructure, we provide capacity for the most advanced research. Our Institute consists of three research centers – Life Sciences & Biotechnology Center, Materials Science & Engineering Center and Center for Population Diagnostics,  with access to specialized core laboratories – a combination, which allows to carry out both, scientific research and pilot studies for the industry in a comprehensive manner.

Due to our growing needs, we are currently searching for outstanding Candidates for the position of

Post-Doc Research Engineer in developing synthesis and nanofabrication methods for perovskite photonic devices

(Photonic Materials Research Team)

Location: Wroclaw, Poland


  • Study and analyse the optical and nonlinear properties of different perovskite materials and their potential for high-efficient perovskite photonic devices such as light sources, interferometers, filters, and multiplexers
  • Experimental work on deposition and synthesis of perovskite materials and the nanofabrication of photonics devices (waveguides and metasurfaces)
  • Expected to work, generate ideas, and experimentally prove them both independently and within team-working efforts with other researchers working on the project
  • Independent characterization and interpretation of research results
  • To work with a team of international researchers located in Poland and Singapore
  • Publishing of results in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and presentations at scientific conferences, public outreach activities


  • PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Optical Engineering, Material Science, or related disciplines
  • Solid knowledge and in depth understanding of optoelectronic device, optics, nano-optics, nanophotonics, and electromagnetic waves propagation
  • Experience with perovskite optoelectronic device fabrication (from film synthesis and deposition to electrical connectivity) and spectroscopic characterization setups and systems
  • Experience with nanofabrication and characterization tools/methods such as FIB/SEM and lithography will be an additional advantage
  • Proven track record of publishing in peer-reviewed scientific journal as first author
  • Good command of English language (both spoken and written)
  • Ability to work in teams and independently

We offer:

This job will also bring you to Wroclaw, Poland – repeatedly placed among the top 100 cities in the world for the Mercer Quality of Living Survey and in the top 100 of the smartest cities in the world in the IESE Cities in Motion Index, classified as a Gamma global city by Globalization and World Cities Research Network and a leader of “Global Cities of the Future 2021/2022” (Financial Times – fDi Magazine ) among all medium and small cities in the world

If you are interested, please apply via the below link:

Please include in your application:

  • CV
  • Full list of your publications
  • Electronic copy of PhD certificate
  • Name and email address of two references that we can contact

Application deadline:


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