RESEARCHER in the field of High power laser beams

Job Description:

The candidate will work in a team working on development of a high power picosecond lasers. The core of our activities is in development of diode pumped lasers based on technology of thin disks. To extend application field of the disk lasers, they are frequently equipped by harmonic frequency conversion, or optical parametric conversion systems. We offer you participation on optical and optomechanical design and construction of the lasers themselves, and on accessories essential for successful integration to experimental setups, beam shaping and propagation systems, and collaboration on exciting experiments with users of the lasers and customers of the Hilase. If you are experienced in the field of lasers, optics, light transfer, optomechanical designs, etc., you are welcomed. PhD is advantage but not essential.


  • Active participation in the development of experimental setups and in performing research experiments;
  • Preparation of scientific publications; delivering oral and written reports/presentations.



  • M.Sc. in Physics, Optics, Materials Science or other relevant discipline and 3 years’ experience in the field of optics.


  • Practical experience with lasers or nonlinear optics
  • Ph.D. in Physics

Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to build complex optical systems
  • Basic experience in simulation of physical phenomena
  • Good written and oral communication skills (English);
  • Ability to learn new scientific areas;
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse teams.

We offer:

  • Opportunity to participate in a unique scientific project
  • 5 weeks of vacation, 5 Sick Days, flexible working hours and other employee benefits
  • Creative young team, Social Events, Teambuildings
  • A place with a team spirit where it is a pleasure to work

If you are interested in this Offer, please send your CV, motivation letter and names/addresses of 1-2 potential referees in English by email to

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Ms. Olga Lakomá, HR Partner

Tel: (+420) 702 086 170; 314 007 702