The Department of Physics at the University of Florida is searchingfor a postdoctoral assistant to work on the installation andcommissioning of the heterodyne detection system for the ALPS IIdetector. ALPS or the Axion-like Particle Search experiment is alight-shining-through a wall experiment that is located at DESY inHamburg, Germany.The successful candidate is expected to have relevant experience inlaser interferometry, in length/frequency and alignment sensing andcontrol and/or analog and digital control systems. Depending on thespecific experience and the needs of the project, the candidatewill lead one or two of the critical commissioning efforts andsupport others. The candidate will work as a member of aninternational team which includes multiple senior scientists, otherpostdoctoral assistants, graduate and undergraduate students. Theposition requires either to relocate to Hamburg or substantialtravel to Hamburg.PhD in PhysicsFor full consideration, applications must be submitted online athttp://apply.interfolio.com/76546and must include: a cover letter, CV, a brief description ofresearch background and motivation, and three confidential lettersof recommendation sent on their behalf to their Interfoliosubmission packet. This position will be initially awarded for oneyear, and, contingent upon strong performance and conduct andavailability of funds, may be renewed.Evaluation of the applications will begin June 25, 2020 and theposition will remain open until filled. Only complete applicationswill be reviewed at this time.All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employmentscreening which includes a review of criminal records, referencechecks, and verification of education.The selected candidate will be required to provide an officialtranscript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript willnot be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued toStudent” is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institutionoutside of the United States require evaluation by a professionalcredentialing service provider approved by the National Associationof Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found athttp://www.naces.org/ .The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institutiondedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty andstaff. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s SunshineLaw. If an accommodation due to disability is needed in order toapply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the FloridaRelay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination withrespect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status,national origin, political opinions or affiliations, geneticinformation and veteran status in all aspects of employmentincluding recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline,terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, andtraining.