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Explore Optica's extensive listing of career opportunities in our community

The Optica Careers provides professional development opportunities and technical training for promising leaders in optics and photonics community from the Optical Society.

The Career Lab is the premier destination for training ranging from soft skills development to cutting edge technical training for our members. Participants have an exclusive opportunity to hear insider perspectives in small and large group settings (both in-person and virtually), while participating in skills development, continuing education and networking. Are you looking to switch jobs? If so, you've reached the right place.

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Recently Posted Careers

The latest industry and academia jobs posted to our career board.

Theoretical Modeling Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Boise State University

Boise, Idaho

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Jack Lee Jewell Endowed Chair in Optical Sciences -Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences-University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor T/TE - Optical Engineering

The James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences-University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

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Optics Technician

W. M. Keck Observatory

kamuela, Hawaii

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Digital Communications Coordinator

Optica

Washington, D.C.

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OPN Profiles

Interviews with Optica Members in our Member Magazine

Senior Member Insights: Krishna Agarwal
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Senior Member Insights: Krishna Agarwal

An associate professor talks about being courageous when faced with uncertainty in your career.

Senior Member Insights: Steve Buckley
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Senior Member Insights: Steve Buckley

A general manager and associate professor talks about starting a business and offers advice for early-career professionals.

Senior Member Insights: Phyllis R. Nelson
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Senior Member Insights: Phyllis R. Nelson

A faculty director and professor talks about how astronomy first piqued her interest in science, and the lessons she’s learned throughout her career.