Specialist in IR/THz radiation physics and optics

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

NOMATEN Centre of Excellence (CoE) is formed through a scientific partnership between the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ-Poland), the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA-France) and the Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT-Finland) with joint financial support from the Foundation for Polish Science (FNP) and the European Commission. It is currently composed of 5 Research Groups and is directed by Mikko Alava.

More about NOMATEN CoE and the detailed project descriptions at http://nomaten.ncbj.gov.pl

Currently, we are looking for a person for a position of:


Specialist in IR/THz radiation physics and optics

Location: National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ), ul. Andrzeja Sołtana 7, 05-400 Otwock, Poland (suburb of Warsaw, efficient and free daily bus transport service provided).

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Development and leadership of the research group and a Free Electrons Laser applications based infrared and THz optical laboratory and experimental stations therein
  • Collaboration and participation in scientific groups from PolFEL and other laboratories. IR/THz beamline operation and users support. Independent formulation of related scientific case, relevant experimental approach and own group fostering.
  • Collaboration with accelerator, solid state, IT, and construction specialists quite often extending beyond that scope.
  • Preparing substantial grants proposals, publishing, participation in meetings, workshops and conferences


  • Experience in IR/THz radiation physics and optics, particularly: experimental system development and their application in research practice , measurement techniques and data analysis applied for material science, new states of matter or life science
  • PhD in physics or material science or chemistry or biology or in related matter.

What we offer:

  • Employment in one of the largest research Institute in Poland (A+ category)
  • Good learning environment. Support of an experienced team.
  • Excellence with full research autonomy and being part of a diverse and supportive team of professionals.
  • Work in Polish and international networks with research institutes and industrial companies.
  • Company transport from Warsaw to Świerk and backwards
  • Additional annual salary and other social security benefits

Send your application via e-mail to: magdalena.jedrkiewicz@ncbj.gov.pl