Senior Engineer (PI), Photonics

Job Description


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in research and development of advanced digital optical elements for display and sensing applications.
  • Define optical specifications, optical simulations, design analyses, risk analysis with contingency plans, design reviews, manufacturability assessments, and verification of design durability and reliability.
  • Resolve technical problems relative to optics; technology research and development, IP development of core technologies.
  • Evaluating and implementing customer requirements in an optical engineering environment.


  • PhD Degree in Optical Engineering, Physics, Material Science or relevant disciplines, including non-local applicants.
  • The candidate should have excellent technical knowledge regarding optical engineering, e.g. Applied Optics, Diffractive Optics, Waveguide optics, etc.
  • Experience in FDTD simulations, Finite Element Analysis, and/or other relevant numerical simulations is a plus.
  • Familiar with programming using C/C++, Python, Matlab, etc. Any experience on design software tools (CodeV, Comsol or Zemax, etc) is a plus.
  • Nanofabrication skills and clean room expertise is beneficial.
  • Good command of written and spoken English, self-motivated and good communication skills.


Please send your application to [email protected] with your resume (word format) with attaching the PhD certificate / supporting document from the University; you must quote the Job Ref No. and include the following information:

  1. Name of University
  2. PhD obtained/expecting and when
  3. Have you participated in ITF Project Internship Program before? Yes/No
  4. If you answer Yes in item 3, please state the period
  5. Have you been employed by ASTRI before? If yes, please state the period
  6. Academic referee
  7. Your R&D skills
  8. Your work experience, if applicable

Application Deadline: until this position is filled. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.

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