Position Openings

Postdoc / PhD

We are always interested in highly motivated individuals which love the science we do and are not afraid of challenging but highly rewarding projects. In case you are interested, do not hesitate to send an email or to directly visit us.

Environment: Our friendly and stimulating environment includes state of the art laboratories with several unique and cutting edge few-cycle and tunable light sources ranging from the soft X-ray to the mid-infrared. Supporting infrastructure includes facilities for material growth, preparation and diagnostics. We are embedded in several prominent national, European and international networks as well as collaborations which ensures a vibrant and stimulating international research environment.

Qualification: We expect diligent work ethics, enthusiasm for science, a clear command of English, interest in cross disciplinary work and an aptitude for problem solving and team work. No restrictions of citizenship or gender apply to the position.

Contact: Candidates should forward a CV and references to jens.biegert@icfo.eu.

Attoscience and Ultrafast Optics: atto.icfo.eu

We regularly offer projects within the various research fields and projects of our group.

If you would like to discover extreme nonlinear optics and ultrafast lasers or if you are interested in attosecond dynamics or cancer detection, this is the place to ask! We also have several projects related to numerical simulations, electronic circuit design and data acquisition.

Please feel free to directly visit us! Or write us an email.

We regularly offer internships to undergraduate students at universities or vocational institutes. Many different possibilities exist and it is best to directly get in touch with us or to apply for the


If you got any questions, please do not hesitate to send us a message.


+34 93 553 4000


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ICFO, Carl Friedrich Gauss 3, 08860 Castelldefels (Barcelona), Spain