Scientist / Engineer, Fiber Laser and Beam Combining | AFRL

Date Posted: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

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Position Location: 
Albuquerque, NM
Job Description: 

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Directed Energy Directorate, Laser Division, located Albuquerque, NM on Kirtland AFB, is seeking candidates with an Electrical Engineering or Laser Physics background for the position of Fiber Laser and Beam Combining Scientist / Engineer.  The principal focus for this position is research in increasing the power output of fiber laser amplifiers.  The position works closely with a modeling and simulation team to design and execute an experimental effort that overcomes the non-linear effects and instabilities that currently limit amplifier output.  Additionally, education or experience in these areas is helpful and desired: optical sciences, laser beam combining, laser system component development, high speed controls systems, and laser interactions with amplifier system materials.  

This is a civilian position under the Laboratory Demonstration ("Lab Demo") pay plan, at the grade of DR-02 (roughly a GS-12/13 equivalent).  The salary range for a DR-02 is $76,204 to $119,660 which includes 16.68% Albuquerque locality pay. This position requires US citizenship and the ability to obtain/retain a Secret Security Clearance.  The Laser Division seeks recent PhD graduates with 5 years or less experience. 


For more information please contact Mr. Dan Devany at  or (505) 853-7530.    

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