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Are you looking for a position in an ambitious, curious, and creative team environment? Then read on! Curious about the working atmosphere at COPS? Watch this short youtube movie. Find information in German and in Russian below. See also pdf flyers below for specifics.
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About the COPS group:
In modern science, international success is achieved through teamwork. Using the combined talents, ambitions and creativity of our team members we can tackle almost any challenge. Complex Photonic Systems (COPS) scientists are fascinated by light and perform world-class research on light propagation and spontaneous emission in complex photonic media. We combine advanced optical experiments with the development of photonic nanostructures and with a deep theoretical understanding. We have pioneered experiments wherein light emission was controlled, we were first to optically switch microcavities at the ultimate speed, and we have pioneered high-resolution focusing of light through opaque lenses. Our curiosity-driven research is of interest to industrial partners and to applications in biophysics. Our research is performed in the renowned MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, and we collaborate with our optical colleagues through the Strategic Research Orientation “Applied Nanophotonics” (ANP).

Please send your application by email to:
Complex Photonic Systems (COPS)
Search Committee
Attn. of Ms. Nicole Meinster-Engbers
University of Twente
P.O. Box 217
NL-7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

- Complete applications including your resume, list of grades, including  a 1-page motivation why you want to become a COPS, will receive our fullest attention.
- Please quote the relevant vacancy number(s) in your correspondence.
- Please limit your file size to no more than 1 MB.
- Advice: Please send your application by e-mail directly to COPS, do not use the webapplication system from our University.


Please check back regularly, as new positions are frequently opened, depending on the approval procedures of funding agencies.
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