Sébastien Bize laureate of the 2022 European Frequency and Time Award of the European Frequency and Time Forum

The EFTF Award 2022 goes to Dr. Sébastien Bize, “For outstanding contributions to the development of microwave and optical frequency standards for tests of fundamental physics and the realization of the SI second.”

The European Frequency and Time Award recognizes outstanding contributions in all fields covered by the EFTF.

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A 1-year Post-doctoral researcher (H/F) position, renewable 1 year, available at FEMTO-ST (Besançon) to work on “Microcell-based optical clocks”.

The candidate will be responsible for:

-Contribution to the development of microcell-based optical clocks.

-Contribution to the design (mecanics/temperature/optics), development and test of integrated microcell-based physics packages.

-Contribution to the test of alkali vapor microfabricated cells (Cs and Rb)

-Metrological characterization of frequency stability performances of lasers stabilized onto microcells through beatnote measurements between two quasi-identical systems or against a cavity-stabilized laser

-Collaboration with a PhD student working on the experiment since 10/2021.

-Contribution to the writing of publications and participation to international conferences

Applications deadline is  Monday, 30 May 2022.

Job description here: postdoc_MHO_2022_en

Apply here: https://emploi.cnrs.fr/Offres/CDD/UMR6174-RODBOU-001/Default.aspx

A 5-year Scientific Software Engineer position is available in the Time Department at the BIPM, Sèvres (France).

The BIPM seeks to recruit a Software Engineer with knowledge in scientific algorithms and software development to support the generation and publication of the timing products within the Time Department. Deadline for applications: 10 June 2022. More information on duties, employment conditions, expected qualifications and experience, as well as on the application process:Job description here.

One or more postdoctoral research positions available at the Laboratory of Space Systems and Optomechanics (LASSO) at Texas A&M University.

Areas of interest include precision laser interferometry at low frequencies, cavity optomechanics, atom interferometry, inertial sensing, and space technologies.

LASSO’s research involves technology development related to LIGO, LISA, as well as current NASA efforts for future geodesy space missions, among other areas.

The positions are available now and will remain open until they are filled. Applications can be submitted through the following link:

R-048133:  https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TEES_External/job/Postdoctoral-Researcher_R-048133-1

Two PhD positions in the field of quantum technologies at PTB (Germany)

PTB’s Department 4.3, Quantum Optics and Unit of Length, is looking for two candidates to fill the following positions at the earliest possible date. The positions will be at our Braunschweig site and are initially limited to a period of three years: “Two PhD students in the field of quantum technologies”. Application deadline is May 2, 2022. See more detail Job description here.

3-year Assistant professor/tResearch staff position at the National Laboratory FAMO (Poland)

A 3-year Assistant professor/tResearch staff position is available at the National Laboratory FAMO (Poland), to work on “Ultracold molecules for fundamental interactions sensing”. This project is devoted to developing a new molecular sensor to allow the study of fundamental interactions. Application deadline is April 20, 2022. See Job description here.

Shuo Zhang’s thesis defense – April 13, 2022 at 9h30 a.m.

Shuo Zhang will defend her thesis on April 13th, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., entitled: “Spectral Hole Burning for Ultra-stable Lasers”, prepared at the University of Paris Sciences et Lettres in collaboration with the SYRTE and under the supervision of Yann Le Coq, Bess Fang-Sortais and Signe Seidelin.

The defense will take place in the Salle du Conseil of the Observatoire de Paris (77 avenue Denfert Rochereau, 75014 Paris). The defense will be streamed on Zoom : Shuo Zhang_PhD_Defense_Spectral Hole Burning for Ultra-stable Lasers

A 2-year Postdoctoral position in mid-infrared photonics & precise spectroscopic measurements at LPENS / LPL

A 2-year postdoctoral research assistant position to be shared between the Quantum physics and Devices group (Laboratoire de physique de l’ENS, ENS Paris) and the Metrology, Molecules and Fundamental Tests group at (Laboratoire de Physique des Lasers, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord) to develop sensitive, accurate and compact mid-infrared detection systems for precise spectroscopic applications in collaboration with ONERA and THALES Research & Technology. The project is at the forefront of mid-infrared photonics and frequency metrology. Title: “High-sensitivity, high-resolution ultra-broadband heterodyne detection using high-speed room-temperature quantum well detectors”. Starting date: As soon as possible. See Job description here.