Postdoctoral Research Associate

Job Description

About the Opportunity


The Postdoctoral Research Associate will focus on the design and development of a femtosecond fiber laser hyperspectral multiphoton microendoscopy system.

Performs basic or applied research of a limited scope, primarily using existing theories and methods. Assists the supervisor in the interpretation and publication of results and grants.  Maintains the laboratory and may exercise functional supervision over supporting research staff.  Primary responsibility is ensuring that the research is complete.


Must have a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics or related field; be able to undertake substantially full-time research or scholarship; work under the supervision of a senior scholar. Experience designing and building femtosecond fiber lasers as well as experience with pulse amplification and shaping. Expertise in nonlinear optics and fiber splicing. Expertise in constructing fiber scanning multiphoton microendoscopes. Familiarity with image correlation spectroscopy, multiphoton excitation, and harmonic generation microscopy. Expertise in circuit design and electronics.

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Additional Information

Northeastern University considers factors such as candidate work experience, education and skills when extending an offer.  

Northeastern has a comprehensive benefits package for benefit eligible employees. This includes medical, vision, dental, paid time off, tuition assistance, wellness & life, retirement- as well as commuting & transportation. Visit for more information.  

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see .

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