Junior Postgraduate Research Fellow (Nanophotonics, Plasmonics)

The Department of Physics and Engineering of ITMO University (https://physics.itmo.ru/) is a creative synergy of honorary professors, ambitious scientists, and students. In a decade of joint work, we have grown from a small laboratory into a large international scientific center, where the most relevant scientific directions are developed, and educational programs are implemented.

The work will be carried out in terms of world-class joint projects with leading international teams in these fields (Russia, USA, Israel). The position includes initial training, high-level research, writing articles, applying for grants and scholarships. Applicants with research experience in these areas and a focus on a scientific career are encouraged.


  • work with leading international teams in this field (Russia, USA, Israel);
  • conducting scientific research;
  • participation in educational activities
  • writing articles;
  • applying for grants and scholarships. 

Prospective scientific topic is "Modeling the resonance properties of single and periodic dielectric photonic structures".


  • knowledge of English (Intermediate or higher);
  • prior experience with scientific software packages (CST Microwave Studio, Comsol Multiphysics, Matlab);
  • ability to independently conduct research;
  • ability to write scientific articles;
  • high average score in the application to bachelor's and master's degrees;
  • high scores in physical and engineering disciplines;
  • conferences and seminars speaking
  • high motivation, a wish to learn new things; 
  • share our principles and values


  • young and friendly team, charitable atmosphere;
  • communication with recognized experts in the subject area, professional competence of colleagues, international collaborations;
  • opportunity to suggest ideas and be heard;
  • participation in international scientific conferences;
  • work on high-tech modern laboratory equipment;
  • corporate English for employees;
  • work in the historical center of St. Petersburg;
  • corporate events;
  • annual PTO;
  • social package: official employment, recreation in a corporate out-of-town health center, events for employees and their children, etc. 

When submitting a response via the website, please, attach one PDF which contain CV and a cover letter indicating your research experience and current research interests.

Based on the results of the interview

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