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Postdoctoral Position in Photonic Integration, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

The division of Semiconductor Materials conducts research on Photonic Integration, semiconductor nano-structures, and nano-structured materials including photonic crystals, covering basic physics, technology and applications. Major current research programs/centers in which the division is a partner include the “Linné center in advanced optics and photonics (ADOPT)”, EU-Network of excellence “Nanophotonics for energy efficiency – N4E” and the Nordic project “Semiconductor Nanowire solar cells – NANORDSUN”. The division also conducts research projects in collaborations with industries in the field of photonics.

The candidate should have a PhD in physics or engineering. The candidate should have a strong background and experience in one or more of the following areas: semiconductor materials, nanophotonics, integrated optics, and optoelectronics. Hands-on experience in semiconductor device processing, epitaxy, and optoelectronic/photonic device design and characterization is desirable. A successful candidate should possess excellent communication skills (written and oral) in English, and should be motivated to work in a team and should be willing to be involved in multiple projects at the same time. These qualifications must be highlighted in the application. The evaluation will be based on how well the applicant fulfills the above qualifications.

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JRF Position in the Department of Stem Cell Research Facility at PGIMER, India

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for the appointment of positions indicated below initially for a period of one year starting on the 1st of May 2011 under DBT sponsored “Establishment of Stem Cell Research Facility”. Successful candidate will find an opportunity to work over the project entitled “Characterization of leukemia associated ETO (MTG) family members in Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cells”. The positions are extendable and candidate(s) may be enrolled for a PhD program in stem cells thereafter. Candidates with National fellowships like JRF-CSIR-UGC, JRF-DBT, JRF-ICMR will be preferred. Interested candidates should submit their application along with their curriculum vitae with supporting documents to the undersigned. The application complete in all respect should reach the undersigned by 23th April 2011.
Eligibility: M.Sc. (Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Life Sciences or related field) with two year of research experience

Scholarship Application Deadline: 23 April 2011

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Postdoctoral Position in Bioinorganic Materials, Germany

You will work in a collaborative project of the Max-Planck-Institutes of Microstructure Physics in Halle and the Max-Planck-Institute of Colloid Research in Golm with initial affiliation in Halle. The position is aimed for 1 year with a possibility of an extension for 1 more year.
The intended research is in the field of synthesis, modification, and characterization of properties of materials at the boundary between biomaterials and inorganic materials. The approaches are interdisciplinary and involve gas phase deposition methods, in particular atomic layer deposition (ALD), as well as handling of biomaterials and characterization by microscopy, spectroscopy, and diffraction methods. The candidate will hold a PhD in Chemistry, Physics, or any related field, will have a strong interest in a multidisciplinary work, and an experience in either or multiple of the above techniques.
The position is aimed for an immediate start, thus applications for a soon appointment are explicitly encouraged.

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