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Veterans Preferred - Research Scientist Optical Systems

Company: Xerox
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. PARC, a Xerox company, is in the Business of Breakthroughs--. Practicing open innovation, we provide custom R&D services, technology, expertise, best practices, and intellectual property to Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, startups, and government agencies and partners. We create new business options, accelerate time to market, augment internal capabilities, and reduce risk for our clients. Since its inception, PARC has pioneered many technology platforms - from the Ethernet and laser printing to the GUI and ubiquitous computing - and has enabled the creation of many industries. Incorporated as an independent, wholly owned subsidiary of Xerox in 2002, PARC today continues the research that enables breakthroughs for our clients' businesses. The Hardware Research and Technology Laboratory (HRTL) at the Palo Alto Research Center (PARC) is a group of multi-disciplinary scientists and engineers who enjoy the opportunity to invent and develop new technologies, foster innovation, and launch new businesses. Research in HRTL includes 3D printing, sensor systems for the IoT, carbon capture technology, applications of artificial intelligence, digital x-ray detection, life science instrumentation, robotics and much more. We enjoy the opportunity to publish externally and engage in strategic research with a variety of partners ranging from government agencies, start-ups to the Fortune 50. The Photonic Systems group within HRTL is looking for a Research Scientist in optical systems with applications in diverse fields such as structural health monitoring, flow cytometry, micro-fluidic systems, and detection in harsh environments. Technical areas of current projects include the following: (Fiber) optical sensors for physical, biological, and chemical properties Design, prototyping and testing of optical systems, including integrated photonic circuits, free space, and fiber optics Optical detection techniques and technologies (e.g. fluorescence, scattering, absorption, lifetime, spectral etc.) Photonic materials and structures Hands-on experience with various light sources and detectors Simulation, data acquisition and data evaluation Instrumentation for structural health monitoring Responsibilities: Design, prototype, and test complex optical systems Perform sophisticated optical sensing experiments and data analysis thereof Collaborate with PARC researchers and contribute to projects as a subject matter expert Incubate new ideas and collaborate with PARC staff to develop applications for existing technology Survey government sponsorship opportunities Engage with external partners and funding sources and write proposals for internal and external sponsors Continue to learn and stay informed of developments in the field of research Requirements: Applicants should have a Ph.D. in a relevant field Direct experience in one or more of the technical areas listed above Hands-on lab experience Experience with complex data analysis and lab automation in MATLAB/Python/LabView/C++ Strong record of research and innovative problem solving The successful candidate must be able to meet the requirements under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Xerox is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity or expression, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. Learn more at and explore our commitment to diversity and inclusion People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply or compete for employment with Xerox may request such accommodation(s) by sending an e-mail to Be sure to include your name, the job you are interested in, and the accommodation you are seeking. -- 2020 Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Xerox-- and Xerox and Design-- are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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