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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Lexington, MA

Location
Lexington, MA
AJE Ref #
576192022
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
10301

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Laser Technology and Applications Group develops application-specific solid-state lasers, semiconductor lasers, and beam control and diagnostics for high-energy laser systems. Examples of research activities include creating cryogenic-laser-based illuminators for sensor applications, demonstrating wavelength and coherent laser-beam-combining techniques for scaling fiber amplifier and semiconductor laser arrays to higher brightness, and developing a ground terminal for an advanced NASA laser experiment to a moon-orbiting satellite. These activities span the range from epitaxial growth of semiconductor laser materials and demonstrating innovative laser devices in the laboratory to designing and field-testing complete optical systems.

An individual is needed to lead development of laser systems for directed energy, lidar, and optical countermeasures applications. Responsibilities include the design, construction, characterization, and analysis of laser systems. Additional responsibilities include developing proposals, program planning, briefing sponsors, and report writing.



Requirements:

MS with at least 15 years of experience or PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent. Experience in one or more of the following areas is desired: laser physics, adaptive optics, or electro-optical system development. Strong laboratory and analytical skills, excellent presentation skills, and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team are all essential.


MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

Overview

Since 1951, when MIT Lincoln Laboratory was established to build the nation's first air defense system, the Laboratory has been applying advanced technology to solve problems critical to national security. Decade after decade, our people have envisioned incredible technology - and projects that start out as vital to national security often become just as vital to the everyday technology of the future. More than 700 patents have been granted for technologies developed by the Laboratory’s staff. And in the past two years, Lincoln Laboratory has been awarded eight R&D 100 Awards that recognize the year’s 100 most technologically significant innovations.

If you’d like to contribute to U.S. National security in an environment of incredible innovation, consider bringing your career to MIT Lincoln Laboratory.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to realizing our vision of diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our enterprise.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
Industry
Defense
Founded:
1951
Social Media:
Headquarters:
244 Wood Street
Lexington, MA 02420

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