15 months postdoctoral research position at the Laser Physics Laboratory to work on “continuous superradiant lasing from an atomic beam”

We advertise an opening for a 15 months postdoctoral position at the Laser Physics Laboratory (Université Sorbonne Paris Nord), aiming at realizing our first studies with a continuous super-radiant laser experiment. See the Job description here. If interested, please contact Martin Robert-de-Saint-Vincent.

Lorentz Center Workshop on Ultracold Quantum Sensing, 17 – 21 April,Leiden, The Netherland.

Lorentz Center Workshop on Ultracold Quantum Sensing, which will take place in Leiden, The Netherlands, 17 – 21 April. To apply, register your interest using this link till the deadline of February 5.

The goal of this workshop is to stimulate discussions of ultracold quantum sensors and their applications, between researchers, industry and potential users. We strive to help guide the development of quantum sensors along the most fruitful paths. The workshop focuses on four topics:

  • Optical clocks
  • Atom interferometry and continuous atomic sources
  • Science with ultracold quantum sensors
  • Industry ultracold quantum sensors and their applications

Confirmed invited speakers:

  • Philippe Bouyer
  • Klemens Hammerer
  • Wolf von Klitzing
  • Thomas Legero
  • Tanja Mehlstäubler
  • Eamonn Murphy
  • Nicola Poli
  • Ernst Rasel
  • Yevgeny Stadnik
  • Jürgen Stuhler
  • James Thompson
  • Wim Ubachs

We have 25 places for participants that would like to contribute to discussions and that will have the possibility to present a poster. In addition a few speaker slots remain to be distributed. The organizing committee will distribute these places shortly after Feb 5. If your application is accepted you can apply for travel and hotel cost support. The exact amount of support will be determined in dependence of available funding and the number of participants in need of support.

CNU 30 lecturer position in Physics and Photonics will be opened in 2023 at the Sorbonne Paris Nord University (teaching at the IUT Mesures Physiques)

The recruited person will carry out her/his research activities at the Laboratory of Laser Physics, UMR7538 CNRS-University Sorbonne Paris Nord – http://www-lpl.univ-paris13.fr/

The candidate can contact:

The recruited person will teach at the Department of Physical Measurements (MP), IUT of Saint Denis She/he can contact:

For more information, please see PROFIL MCF30 MP LPL


FIRST-TF Call for projects 2023 is now open; deadline for applications March 13, 2023

The FIRST-TF 2023 Call for Projects is now open. The deadline for submitting applications is March 13, 2023.

This call for projects aims to support teams from the FIRST-TF network on ambitious projects (research projects, projects in partnership with companies, training projects or dissemination of knowledge to the public) and to strengthen collaborations between its members, on themes focused on Time and Frequency metrology, its interfaces and its applications.

This year, the support provided by FIRST-TF may focus on:

• staff (financing of young researcher fixed-term contracts, engineering or technician fixed-term contracts, doctoral mission, no theses funded this year);

• Research / Service / Training equipment (material, components, instrumentation, etc.) including co-financing of medium-heavy equipment;

• operation (missions, invitations to researchers, organization of workshops or conferences, etc.).

The text of the call for projects as well as the response form can be downloaded here:

=> Text of the call for projects.

=> Response form.

For any questions or requests for information relating to this call for projects, please send a message to ao@first-tf.com.

Lecturer position (30th section) open at the University of Rennes for the start of the academic year 2023

The recruited candidate will carry out his research activities at the FOTON Institute in Rennes (DOP team) in the field of photonics and his teaching at the UFR SPM.

Those interested can contact now:

Marc VALLET, DOP team manager

(+33) 2 23 23 62 04,

Website : http://foton.cnrs.fr

For teaching profile:

Janine EMILE, director UFR SPM

(+33) 2 23 23 62 45,

For more information, please see  fiche de poste MCF 30ème FOTON-DOP

5th European GNU Radio days 2023, 29-30 March, SYRTE/Observatoire de Paris

The 5th edition of the European GNU Radio Days will be held March 29 & 30 at SYRTE/Observatoire de Paris with presentations sought around the keyword « synchronization ». Topics related to the free opensource software defined radio framework GNU Radio involving synchronization of the various communication layers, from the radiofrequency signal to distributed acquisition and synthesis hardware to distributed and heterogeneous processing to message passing will be addressed during the presentations. Registration is free but mandatory before February 28, 2023 at https://gnuradio-eu-23.sciencesconf.org/

Project manager position for the Equipex T-REFIMEVE,

We are looking for a research engineer to lead the national T-REFIMEVE equipment project developed by our research team from the Laboratory of Laser Physics at University Sorbonne Paris Nord, in collaboration with SYRTE.

2-year fixed-term contract, renewable, Research Engineer level, category A+.  Contract start date: as soon as possible. Contact: Pr Anne AMY-KLEIN, head of T-REFIMEVE, amy@univ-paris13.fr Applications (CV and cover letter) to amy@univ-paris13.fr and recruitment@univ-paris13.fr.

For more information, see the job description: poste chef de projet T-REFIMEVE

3-year Research Assistant position at the Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern

The satellite geodesy research group of the Astronomical Institute of the University of Bern (AIUB) offers a 3-year Research Assistant position. The focus of the research activities will be in the field of GNSS data analysis. Application deadline is December 23, 2022. For more information, please see Job description here. 

Mads Tønnes’s thesis defense – November 21, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.

Mads Tønnes will defend his thesus on November 21st, 2022 at 2:00 p.m., entitled: “Understanding and exploiting metrological fiber networks for Sagnac sensing, frequency dissemination and geosensing”, prepared at the University of Paris Sciences et Lettres and under the supervision of Sébastien Bize and Paul-Éric Pottie. The defense will take place in the Amphithéâtre de l’IAP, accessible by the Observatory of Paris, 77 avenue Denfert Rochereau, 75014 Paris)