Postdoctoral Fellow Non-Imaging and Free Form Optics | Agilent

Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 7, 2016
Position Level: 
Position Location: 
Santa Clara, CA
Job Description: 

Join us at the California Research Center, part of Agilent's Spectroscopy and Vacuum Solutions Division, where we push the state-of-the art in spectroscopy science and instrumentation. 

We need your passion and talent for developing and analyzing complex non-imaging and free form optical systems. If awarded this fellowship, you would be responsible for:

  • Analyzing optical systems in current products and identifying opportunities to apply novel design concepts and methodologies
  • Designing, developing, and debugging novel non-imaging / free form optical systems that drive step change improvement in performance or cost.
  • Presenting your results to our international partners and to the broader technical staff 

Qualifications: Required qualifications: 

  • Ph.D. in optical sciences, applied physics, or related field received within the last two years
  • Research experience with the design, development and analysis of free form and non-imaging optical systems
  • Extensive experience in developing and implementing contemporary simulation tools for non-imaging optics (edge ray / SMS) 
  • Track record of novel research via publications, patents, etc. 
  • Superb analytical skills and decision-making ability
  • Excellent communication skills and capacity to excel in a multidisciplinary, international team

Desired qualifications:

  • Ability to perform thermal modeling and tolerance analysis of optical systems
  • Familiarity with:
    • Atomic and molecular spectroscopy
    • Theory, design, and operation of optical spectrometers
    • Best practices in the fabrication of free form optical elements

Agilent Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other protected categories under all applicable laws. 

  • Company: Agilent
  • Business: Life Sciences and Applied Markets Group
  • Job Category: *Internships
  • Job Sub-Category: Internships
  • Region: Americas
  • Country or Area: United States
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Job Type: Internship
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Travel Required: Occasional
  • Duration: (Temp Positions Only): 10-12 months