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Electro-Optical Scientist

Company: UES, Inc.
Location: Dayton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

UES, Inc. has an opportunity available for an experienced full-time electro-optical scientist to join a small, multi-disciplined team working on research and development (R&D) projects within the Air Force Research Laboratory at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. The successful candidate will be a hands-on researcher conducting materials characterization and development efforts on various forms of linear and nonlinear optical materials. Broad knowledge of laser design/operation, optical design, materials characterization, and experimental set-up is required. This work will span laser wavelengths from the visible to long wave infrared and at pulse widths from picosecond to continuous wave. Candidate must be detail-oriented and able to flourish in a fast-paced, hands-on environment with minimal oversight.


Minimum of MS degree in Physics, Electro-Optics, or similar fields of study is required. Ph.D. is preferred
2 to 5 years of hands-on experience in a materials characterization/laboratory setting
Experience in experimental design, data gathering and data analysis.
Ability to run a laser source testbed and perform optical alignment techniques
Working knowledge of laser generation through direct pumping and nonlinear optical frequency conversion techniques
This position is working within a government facility and requires U.S. Citizenship
Due to security requirements the person in this role must be able to secure and hold a SECRET level clearance

Additional Information

UES, Inc. is an innovative science and technology company providing customers with superior research and development expertise since its inception in 1973. Our long-term success is a direct result of a strong commitment to the success of our employees. We look forward to reviewing your application.

UES, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: UES, Inc., Dayton , Electro-Optical Scientist, Other , Dayton, Ohio

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