Post-doctoral fellow in Experimental Photonics within the Structured Photons Lab

Approximate net monthly salary:  approximately € 1800, possible negotiation based on seniority 
Starting date: Fall 2023 (flexible)

The Structured Photons Lab, part of the Structured Light and Matter group at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, invites applications for a postdoctoral position in Experimental Photonics. The successful candidate will be responsible for a project targeting the realization of multi-photon experiments with structured light for quantum computing and quantum simulation.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in experimental photonics, experience with structured light and quantum optics. A master title in physics or a related field is required.

Our department offers a lively and collaborative research environment, with opportunities to work with leading researchers in the field of structured light and matter. The city of Naples is rich with art, culture, and history. With its diverse architecture, world-famous archaeological treasures, and vibrant street art scene, Naples offers a unique and exciting living experience.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, CV, and contact information for three references to Filippo Cardano (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.t) and Lorenzo Marrucci (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

The Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from candidates from diverse backgrounds.


Post-doc in the other research groups

Currently we have no opening for post-doctoral positions funded in the other research groups.

Of course, we may always consider postdoc candidates who can secure their own funding. We are also open to considering possible applications to the Marie Curie program or other similar programs to secure external support for doing your postdoc with us. Interested persons shoud send their CV (as PDF file), publication list, and the names and contact information of 2 references to our head Lorenzo Marrucci (lorenzo.marrucci[at], or to group leaders Filippo Cardano (filippo.cardano2[at], Bruno Piccirillo [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.] and Domenico Paparo [This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.], depending on your research interests.

PhD Studies

If you are interested in being part of our research group during your PhD studied at Federico II, please take a look at the webpage  by our Department, that is managing the Physics PhD program. If you are an Italian applicant, you can find the needed information here. If you are coming from abroad, you can instead refer to this page. Selection procedures are in fact different.

To work with us, please consider also the option of applying to the SSM - Scuola Superiore Meridionale, in particular to the following PhD program: MPHS – Mathematical and physical sciences for advanced materials and technologies.

The next call should be open in spring 2023.

Visiting students

European or Italian visitors are always welcome to take part in our research activities for short term projects. Contact us for planning your stay here. For extra-European visiting students we can also consider requests, but the needed bureaucracy discourages us from accepting them in most cases.