Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Plasmonics

The Institute of Photonics and Electronics v. v. i., in accordance with the Act No.283/1992 of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, as amended by the Act No. 420/2005, and in accordance with the Statutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position in the field of Plasmonics.

Responsibilities and tasks:
The selected candidate will carry out research into plasmonic nanostructures and their applications in optical biosensors. Specifically, the candidate will be expected to:

  • perform theoretical analysis and design of plasmonic nanostructures,
  • participate in fabrication and characterization of plasmonic nanostructures,
  • participate in development of optical platforms for plasmonic biosensors.


  • Ph. D. degree in electrical engineering, physics, optics, or similar,
  • strong publication record in the field of plasmonics,
  • solid background in plasmonics and photonics,
  • strong experience in theoretical calculations and modelling of plasmonic and photonic nanostructures,
  • experience in preparation and characterization of plasmonic nanostructures is of advantage,
  • experience in development of optical systems is of advantage.

We offer:

  • interesting and challenging job in an international environment,
  • work in a large multidisciplinary research team,
  • excellent research infrastructure.

Terms of employment:
The initial period of employment is 1 year (with the possibility of an extension), starting from September 30, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application procedure:
We ask that candidates send a letter of application (cover letter), CV, list of publications and two references to Prof. Jiri Homola ( In the subject line of your email, please, state that you apply for Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Plasmonics. The deadline for applications is September 15, 2017.




ÚFE provádí základní a aplikovaný výzkum v oblasti fotoniky, optoelektroniky a elektroniky. ÚFE příspívá k rozvoji poznání v těchto oblastech a vytváří širokou bázi znalostí, jako základ pro vývoj nových špičkových technologií.


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