Photonic system researcher - Sensor system group

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Internal reference number: 170204


As a researcher and member of the Sensor System Group, you will help design, implement and validate optical systems and components. You will develop innovative solutions and contribute to the creation of intellectual property through the implementation of projects with multidisciplinary teams in several application areas.

You will participate in customer needs analysis and in the development of efficient and cost-effective solutions, and will also play a role in estimating costs and project risks. You will be called upon to help draft proposals and project plans, as well as technical reports and scientific articles.

You may also be required to assist with project technical coordination and the planning of INO’s technological development. Working in a multidisciplinary team environment, you will be expected to pay constant attention to the quality of the scientific and technical work you perform (requirements, deliverables, budget, schedule), as well as to the communication and acquisition of relevant knowledge required to meet the needs of INO customers.


  • You hold a PhD in physics, engineering physics, electrical engineering or a related field;
  • You stand out for your academic and technical excellence;
  • You have a good knowledge of guided optics and telecom components;
  • You are comfortable with theory and numerical simulations;
  • You are comfortable performing experiments;
  • Knowledge in the following areas is an asset: signal processing, systems engineering, interferometric methods, fiber sensors and silicon photonics;
  • Proficiency in the following software is an asset: Lumerical, HFSS, FIMMWAVE, Matlab;
  • You stand out for your scientific curiosity and innovation capacity;
  • You are rigorous, proactive, dynamic, motivated, organized and autonomous;
  • You are highly versatile and interested in developing new skills;
  • You have very strong interpersonal and team skills;
  • You are fluent in French and English, both spoken and written;
  • You must have a valid work permit and must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


INO is a world-renowned research center in optics and photonics and offers unique opportunities for professional development, a multidisciplinary and versatile environment as well as a variety of scientific and technological projects. Employing close to 200 people, INO is located in the Quebec Metro High Tech Park.

  • Work schedule of 40 hours/week;
  • Healthy work environment;
  • Competitive salary, work conditions and benefits.

Please submit your application including a cover letter and resume to before February 27, 2017.

*Only selected candidates will be contacted.

*INO is committed to employment equity program.


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