Ph.D. positions are available with the Theoretical Optics & Plasmonics (TOP) group in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering of Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada, starting in the fall of 2018. The group research areas include, but are not limited to, statistical nonlinear optics, especially fiber optics, and plasmonics. The successful applicant(s) will work in one of these or related fields. Any successful applicant will have a solid background in optics/photonics/optical physics and superior numerical skills. Familiarity with C/C++ and Monte Carlo simulations is a plus. Personal skills: we seek highly motivated, well-organized and creative individuals, capable of working independently or as team members whenever required. Location: Halifax is a vibrant city on the Atlantic coast of Canada that is ranked #4 among top travel destinations on the rise by Trip Advisor in 2018! For more information, you are encouraged to contact Sergey Ponomarenko at