Opportunities

Amazon Web Services – quantum applied scientist – US, EU

The quantum computing specialist team seeks to hire a quantum applied scientist with significant experience with quantum computing hardware and/or algorithms. Key responsibilities include architecting advanced solutions leveraging AWS Quantum Computing services, working with customers to understand business needs and design technical solutions that take advantage of the AWS Cloud platform and quantum computing services; demonstrating the viability of each solution through mechanisms such as proof-of-concepts or prototypes; publishing research results obtained in collaboration with internal research teams or customers in journals and conferences and AWS blogs to promote AWS quantum computing services; and more. Learn more and apply about the US-based and Germany-based positions.

 

Amazon Web Services – software development engineer

The software development engineer at Amazon Braket will define, develop, and test software solutions that make it easier or more feature rich for customers to experiment with and discover the value of quantum computers to their business. Responsibilities include developing all aspects of the customer experience including new customer facing assets in our open sourced SDKs, consoles, and educational materials around quantum computing. The successful candidate can expect to coach other software developers, define software requirements and refine a development roadmap. Learn more and apply.

 

Argonne – postdoctoral researchers

Postdoctoral positions are now available in the Q-NEXT Extreme Scale Characterization thrust in partnership with Argonne National Laboratory. The goal of these positions, supervised by Argonne researchers Martin Holt, Haidan Wen and John Freeland, is to create an experimental program collaboratively developing the intersection of frontier synchrotron imaging used to address fundamental questions in quantum materials research across the Q-NEXT research center. Candidates with experience in spectroscopy and microscopy of optically active defects in quantum material hosts are especially encouraged to apply. Learn more and apply:
Q-NEXT Extreme Scale Characterization thrust postdoc
Experimental condensed matter physics postdoc

 

Argonne – postdoctoral appointee

Multiple postdoctoral positions are available in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne. The laboratory is a leader in many areas of quantum information science, including development of full-stack quantum compilers, use of high-performance computing for simulations of quantum circuits and systems, and development of quantum network protocols. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in quantum computing and simulations, use of FPGAs, or modeling of open quantum systems. More information about the position and instructions on how to apply are online.

 

ColdQuanta – embedded software engineer

ColdQuanta is leading the development of quantum technology in the areas of quantum computing, inertial sensing and RF sensing, to name a few of the company’s cutting-edge areas of focus. Their quantum technology relies on a suite of uniquely integrated hardware and software, and they are looking for an embedded software engineer to accelerate the development of our new products. Learn more and apply. All open roles at ColdQuanta are online.

 

HRL Laboratories – spin qubit characterization scientist

The spin qubit characterization scientist will perform cryogenic measurements of state-of-the-art semiconductor spin qubit devices to characterize their performance and physical properties as part of an ambitious, goal-oriented, multi-disciplinary team focused on maturation of the technology. Learn more and apply. More open QIS roles at HRL are online.

 

HRL Laboratories – qubit signal integration and test engineer

The qubit signal integration and test engineer will join a multidisciplinary engineering team building advanced cryogenic test systems in support of HRL’s silicon quantum dot technologies. The individual will contribute to the characterization, qualification and analysis of new hardware test systems. Learn more and apply. More open QIS roles at HRL are online.

 

HRL Laboratories – quantum electronic device testing engineer

The quantum electronic device testing engineer will conduct electrical measurements of semiconductor quantum-effect devices at cryogenic temperatures; assist in electrical measurement system development; use cryogenic test systems; develop software for device testing; analyze samples using automated data acquisition equipment; and organize, update, and summarize measurement results. Learn more and apply. More open QIS roles at HRL are online.

 

Keysight – quantum/EDA engineer

The quantum/electronic design automation engineer will work with multiple teams to incorporate the latest quantum measurement and analysis ideas into existing EDA solutions. These include creating compelling examples of superconducting qubits/trapped ions then extending the workflow in-circuit sim and RFPro to include this technology; creating a standard PDK with layout, components, and models for quantum foundries such as superconducting and trapped ions; translating from the EDA domain into and out of Hamiltonian representations. Learn more and apply.

 

Keysight – Quantum Solutions application solution and planning lead

This role will be responsible for driving solution development for the rapidly emerging quantum computing EDA market and associated quantum technologies. This market involves physics and EDA. The selected candidate will lead the efforts to bridge these domains by driving implementation of a streamlined engineering workflow and lead the definition of solutions, validation with customers, work with R&D on implementation, and launch the solutions into the marketplace. Learn more and apply.

 

Keysight – experimental quantum physicist

The quantum physicist will join the Communications Solutions Group, which is responsible for Keysight’s portfolio in the wireless data ecosystem, including wireless devices, operators, internet infrastructure, and aerospace and defense. The job is based on Keysight’s Cambridge, Massachusetts, R&D office. Learn more and apply.

 

Keysight – Women in Quantum Mentoring Program

Keysight Technologies is a partner in a professional mentoring program to cover the needs of the wider community of women in quantum. Mentors will work with mentees on technical, soft, and business skills in quantum information science. Enrollment for this program takes place three times a year. Learn more and join the program as a mentor or a mentee.

 

Super.tech – quantum information science intern

Super.tech is a quantum software startup spun out of the University of Chicago and embedded in Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations program. The company’s flagship product, SuperstaQ, bridges the gap from practical applications to low-level quantum control. Summer interns should be at the PhD or MS level, with familiarity in both software development and quantum physics. Near-graduation BS students may also be considered. For more information, contact [email protected].

 

University of Chicago – assistant professor/associate professor/professor – quantum science and engineering (theory)

Before the start of employment, qualified applicants must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent in a field related to theoretical and/or computational quantum engineering or related disciplines. They must also have a strong record of independent research in theoretical quantum science and engineering. Areas of interest include quantum information, quantum communication, quantum sensing, quantum error correction, quantum mechanical materials modeling, quantum optics, and quantum simulations on classical and quantum computers. Learn more and apply. Questions can be directed to Aashish Clerk at [email protected].

 

University of Chicago – lab director: Undergraduate Quantum Education Laboratory

The lab director will develop and oversee the new undergraduate quantum lab course and provide innovative leadership and effective administrative direction that promotes undergraduate students’ academic success and supports the overall student experience. Working in conjunction with faculty at UChicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, the lab director will design and implement advanced teaching experiments in a variety of quantum platforms, with significant opportunities for customization, including the rare opportunity to design a new, innovative educational program from the ground up and to combine a background in advanced experimental techniques with a passion for quantum education. Learn more and apply. Questions can be directed to Hannes Bernien or Alex High.

 

University of Chicago – postdoctoral researcher

A position is available in the group of Giulia Galli at the University of Chicago for a postdoctoral scholar focusing on the study of quantum materials for energy efficient neuromorphic computing. The DOE-funded project, which is part of the Energy Frontier Research Center QMEENC, will be under Galli’s direction and in close collaboration with experimental colleagues at the University of California, San Diego, and other QMEENC participants. Learn more about the Galli Group. More information about the position and instructions on how to apply are online.

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – research scientist – Materials Research Laboratory

The Illinois Quantum Information, Science, and Technology Center (IQUIST) seeks applicants for the position of research scientist to assist experimental research efforts in areas related to quantum information science. Responsibilities include overseeing and organizing the IQUIST electronics workshop by determining needs, ordering supplies and equipment, overseeing access and workflow, and training students and postdocs as capacity permits; designing, building and implementing custom electronics solutions for applications in quantum information science and related fields, in collaboration with students, faculty, and staff; providing guidance to students in the design and development of electronic circuits; and more. Learn more and apply.

 

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign – postdoctoral researchers

The Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has postdoc openings in the field of quantum information science.

  • IQUIST has an immediate opening for ion trap testbed experiment. The goal of this project, supervised by Professor Brian DeMarco, is to develop a distributed ion trap quantum processor using 88Sr+ ions. The IQUIST testbed is a dynamic environment that also supports superconducting qubits, a collaboration with the Lincoln Lab ion trap group. There is also an opportunity to work part time with Professor Jake Covey on his Yb optical tweezer experiment. Candidates with experience in experimental AMO physics are encouraged to apply by contacting Brian DeMarco at [email protected].
  • IQUIST researcher Mikael Backlund is interested in hiring postdocs for research in quantum science. Email [email protected] to inquire.

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison – assistant professor

The University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in the broad discipline of 2-D/quantum materials for device applications across any of the four pillars of quantum engineering: communications, sensing, networking, and computing. The department is especially interested in candidates with experimental expertise in quantum technologies. Candidates who transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries are especially encouraged. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will develop strong collaborations in quantum materials research at UW–Madison, both within the College of Engineering and across campus through the Wisconsin Quantum Institute. For more information and to apply, please visit the UW–Madison job page.

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison – assistant, associate, professor, quantum science and engineering

This position is part of a campuswide cluster hiring initiative to expand and broaden expertise in quantum science and engineering at UW–Madison. The Department of Physics has strong experimental and theoretical programs in qubit devices based on neutral atoms, quantum dots, and superconductors, as well as related areas of quantum materials, quantum optics, quantum sensors, and quantum information theory. We are interested in candidates who will strengthen any of the above areas or establish related research groups. For more information and to apply, please visit go.wisc.edu/quantum-cluster. Questions can be directed to Mark Eriksson at [email protected].

 

University of Wisconsin–Madison – assistant professor of physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the areas of experimental or theoretical condensed matter physics. Successful candidates will connect with existing departmental research activity in the fields of solid-state quantum information processing and strongly correlated materials and will expand into complementary areas, including mesoscopic devices and quantum transport, low-dimensional electronic systems, quantum many-body physics, and topological materials. For more information and to apply, please visit go.wisc.edu/DunsonCheng. Questions can be directed to Mark Eriksson at [email protected].

 

Zurich Instruments – application scientist, quantum computing

The application scientist, quantum computing, will establish new customer contacts and maintain existing ones, securing future sales mainly related to quantum computing; represent Zurich Instruments at trade shows and visit customers worldwide; provide application-specific customer support; refine key product features of the companyu’s arbitrary waveform generators, quantum analyzers and other quantum stack products; and other tasks. Learn more and apply.

 

Zurich Instruments – application scientist, optics

The application scientist, optics, will establish new contacts with customers and maintain existing ones to secure future sales; provide application-specific customer support, including on-site system integration, product demonstrations and customer training; represent Zurich Instruments at major trade shows, visit customers around the world and connect with opinion leaders; act as the optics and photonics reference within the company; and produce material such as web content, blog posts, application notes and videos; and other tasks. Learn more and apply.

 

Zurich Instruments – application scientist, quantum technology

The application scientist, quantum technology, will establish new and maintain existing customer contacts, securing future sales mainly related to quantum technologies, including quantum computing, quantum simulation and quantum optics; represent Zurich Instruments at trade shows and visit customers around the world; provide application-specific customer support, including onsite system integration, product demonstrations and customer training; refine key product features of the company’s AWGs, quantum analyzers and other quantum stack products; and other tasks. Learn more and apply.

 

Zurich Instruments – senior scientist, quantum computing control software

The senior scientist, quantum computing control software, will drive Zurich Instruments’ Quantum Computing Control System software development in close collaboration with product management, system architect, and stakeholders; shape and align the interfaces with international partners; lead and contribute to architectural decisions for QCCS software; own the feature backlog, generate tickets, ensure ticket quality, and define sprint goals together with the product manager and the team lead in an agile development process. Learn more and apply.

 

Zurich Instruments – quantum software development intern

The intern will be responsible for creating and documenting measurement scripts using the Zurich Instrument quantum computing control system (QCCS); developing and improving user experience of QCoDeS and Labber interfaces for the Zurich Instruments QCCS; being involved in design review, code review, system level testing for various applications and use cases; and more. For more information, email Vikrant Mahajan at [email protected].