7. september 2020

PhD position in experimental superconducting quantum computing at QDEV

PhD position:

The Center for Quantum Devices is seeking applications for a PhD fellowship position to work on experimental superconducting quantum computing. The research will focus on developing novel quantum hardware and quantum information applications based on superconducting quantum technology. Research will be carried out in close collaboration with Microsoft Quantum Lab Copenhagen.

Center for Quantum Devices - Lab picture

Applicants should have a master’s or undergraduate degree in physics with relevant experimental experience. Research involves nanofabrication, cryogenics using a cryofree dilution refrigerator, rf and microwave electronics, data analysis, and writing up results for publication. Candidates with previous experience in nanofabrication and extensive programming skills are strongly encouraged to apply.

Inquiries about the position can be made to the Principal Investigators, Morten Kjaergaard (mkjaergaard@nbi.ku.dk) or Karl Petersson (karl.petersson@nbi.ku.dk).

The position is open from 1 January 2021 or by arrangement.

About the Center for Quantum Devices
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. Further information can be found at qdev.dk.

Microsoft Quantum Lab Copenhagen is a research center located at the Center for Quantum Devices. It is sponsored by Microsoft with the aim of developing topological quantum information processing hardware. For further details, see microsoft.com/en-us/quantum/microsoft-quantum-labs.

Terms of employment
The PhD program is administered by the Science PhD school, University of Copenhagen.

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.

Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State.

The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 322K plus additional pension contribution up to DKK 44,5K. Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

Integrated MSc and PhD Scheme
The position is also available for candidates who are (or are eligible to be) enrolled at one of the faculty’s master programmes in Physics or Nano Science. The duration of the integrated programme depends on the amount of credits that you have passed on your MSc programme. For further information about the study programme please see: www.science.ku.dk/phd, “Study Structures”.

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

Read more about the application and apply here >>