22. oktober 2020

Laboratory Coordinator at the Center for Quantum Devices

LAB Coordinator:

The Center for Quantum Devices (QDev) comprises several research laboratories and condensed-matter projects on the highest international level. To support a new ERC synergy grant on the topic of exploring non-local and non-abelian material systems, we are looking for a highly motivated individual to organize, maintain and improve the associated experimental laboratory in Copenhagen and assist in managing teams of scientists.

Center for Quantum Devices - Lab picture

The ideal candidate is familiar in at least one of the areas of research lab equipment infrastructure, mechanical/electrical engineering of experimental setups, or low-temperature techniques.

The scope includes managing lab improvements, maintenance and expansions, assisting with hiring and acquainting new scientists, as well as working with the local workshops and our equipment suppliers to guarantee up time and access to all lab facilities. 

The position will be critical to support our experimental work on the campus of Copenhagen University. The responsibility will also include interaction with our suppliers for scheduled maintenance, immediate repair and upgrade work of our equipment (including cryostats, measurement electronics, vacuum pumps, and cooling compressors). We seek an organized applicant with problem solving skills, with a keen eye for the evolving infrastructure needs of the lab, as well as good interpersonal skills for day-to-day interaction with students and staff members. 

As a Lab Coordinator of one of the premier quantum labs of Europe, the position will provide the candidate with valuable experience, as well as many opportunities to make a positive impact in a highly dynamic environment of scientists and engineers trying to push the boundaries of quantum science. 

  • Work schedule is full time – some weekend work may be required
  • No travel required
  • Interaction with scientists, students, staff, university workshop, and external suppliers 
  • Physical work area: Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen University
  • Official workspace type: Laboratory environment 

The deadline for applications is 2 December 2020, 23:59 GMT +1

 Read more about the position and apply here >>