Research Assistant in experimental quantum information at the Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen – Niels Bohr Institutet - Københavns Universitet

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14. september 2018

Research Assistant in experimental quantum information at the Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen

The Center for Quantum Devices is a basic research center supported by the Danish National Research Foundation, comprising materials research, experimental physics, nanoelectronics and condensed matter theory. Information about QDev can be found at qdev.dk.        
Microsoft Quantum - Copenhagen is a research center sponsored by Microsoft Research aimed at developing topological quantum information processing hardware. More information can be found at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/group/microsoft-quantum-copenhagen/.  
 
The position  
The Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, announces yet another opening of a Research Assistant position to participate in work on experimental implementation of solid state quantum information systems. Depending on the candidate’s background, work may involve nanofabrication, materials characterization, cryogenics, or electronics.  
 
The position is open from 2 January 2019 or by arrangement.  
 
Inquiries about the position can be made to Principal Investigator, Charles Marcus (marcus@nbi.dk). Please apply online rather than sending applications by email.  
 
The candidate  
The successful applicant should have a Master´s or undergraduate degree in Physics or related areas and should have relevant lab experience.  
 
Terms of appointment and payment  
The position is for one year with the possibility of extension.  
 
Salary, pension and terms of employment are according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The post is covered by the Protocol on Job Structure. Applications will be assessed according to the Ministry of Science Technology and Innovation Executive Order no 1039 of 27 August 2013.  
 
Application  
Applicants are requested to submit their applications electronically. Apply by clicking "Apply online".  
Please send an application that describes your background and research interests. Enclose CV with publication list, short description of your work relevant to the research field (e.g. thesis), and name and contact information on one scientific referee.  
 
Application deadline: 25 November 2018.  
 
As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or ethnic origin. 
Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.