Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Fibre Bragg Gratings

The Institute of Photonics and Electronics v. v. i.* invites applications for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow position to implement the fibre Bragg grating inscription setup and to design fibre Bragg gratings for laser applications within the Fibre Lasers and Nonlinear Optics research team.

Job description

The selected candidate will implement the interferential UV laser system for fibre Bragg grating inscription, perform research in low-noise single-frequency fibre lasers and investigate fibre Bragg gratings for high-power fibre lasers.



  • PhD degree (equivalent) in the field of fibre lasers.
  • Good command of written and spoken English.
  • Experience with design of fibre gratings, UV laser interferometric setups, fibre components is advantage.

We offer

  • Work in an international and inclusive research team and institution.
  • Participation in multidisciplinary research projects with outstanding research infrastructure that includes hollow-core fibre, rare-earth-doped fibre and photosensitive fibre drawing falicity, laser physics laboratories and precise frequency laser sources.
  • Interesting and challenging work with possibility of professional development.
  • Full-time employment with five weeks of vacation and other benefits.

Terms of employment

Full-time employment contract for one year with the possibility of an extension. 


Application procedure 

To apply, please respond to Mrs. Simona Motlová (email with the following documents:

  • cover letter,
  • CV,
  • list of publications,
  • letter of reference.

In the subject line of your email, please state that you are applying for a Postdoctoral research fellow position in Fibre Bragg Gratings.


* The selection procedure is announced in accordance with the Act No. 283/1992 of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, as amended by Act No. 420/2005, and in accordance with the Statutes of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.

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