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Ph.D. Position in Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
New Mexico State University

Date Posted Aug. 5, 2021
Title Ph.D. Position in Spectroscopic Ellipsometry
University New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM, United States
Department Physics
Application Deadline open until filled
Position Start Date January or August 2022
  • Graduate Student
  • Physics - Condensed Matter/Low Temperature
    Physics - Atomic/Molecular/Optical/Plasma

The Spectroscopic Ellipsometry group at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, NM, USA ( has an opening for a Ph.D. candidate in 2022 (January or August).

A BS or MS degree in Physics is required. Prior experience in ellipsometry at the BS or MS level is preferred. Students should apply for admission to the NMSU Department of Physics, see Inquiries can be directed to Prof. Dr. Stefan Zollner, Current areas of interests include temperature dependence of the optical constants of novel materials (especially infrared materials for photodetectors and optical filters), optical Hall effect, femtosecond ellipsometry at ELI Beamlines, correlation between electronic band structure and optical constants.

  • New Mexico State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, NMSU does not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, retaliation, serious medical condition, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, spousal affiliation or protected veteran status in its program or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs. Inquiries may be directed to the Executive Director, Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity, P.O. Box 30001, E. 1130 University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY)

    NMSU is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate form or to request an accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity, O’Loughlin House, 1130 E. University Avenue, Las Cruces, NM 88003; 575.646.3635; 575.646.7802 (TTY) One week advance notice is appreciated.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Stefan Zollner
    New Mexico State University
    Las Cruces, NM 88007


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