Open Positions

The main research themes focus on nanophotonics, thermal photonics, and laser-matter interactions.

Desired backgrounds include but not limited to:

Physics of photonics and wave phenomena

Photonic crystals, metamaterials; metasurfaces, plasmonics

Thermal radiation, radiative cooling, solar energy harvesting and thermal management, thermophysics

Novel materials (2D materials, topological materials, bio-inspired materials, and others) for photonics

Computational electromagnetics

Optical and infrared spectroscopy

Optical computing architectures and optical neural networks


Hydrophilic and hydrophobic properties

Laser-matter interactions and ultrafast dynamics

High harmonic generation, terahertz generation and detection

Positions include:

  Staff members at full professor, associate professor, and assistant professor levels

  Postdoctoral fellows

  PhD students

  Interns at all levels

  Long-term and short-term visitors

Successful candidates have to develop a significant independent research program with external funding, supervise graduate students, and perform service duties for the GPL.

Only high-qualified applicants will be contacted for the interview. These positions are available for all nationalities.

Interested candidates please fill in the application form online and upload the updated full CV as a single pdf file. 

If you have any questions, please contact GPL administrative assistant, Mrs. Wenting Sun (

Apply online
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