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Superconducting Quantum Information - Postdoctoral Researcher

💼 Graduate Job


🤑 $113.8K

AI generated summary

  • You must have a PhD in a related field, experience with solid state qubit microfabrication, proficiency in Python, ability to work independently, strong interpersonal and communication skills, and preferable experience with electron-beam lithography and Ansys HFSS or Comsol.
  • You will design, test, and improve superconducting qubits, publish research, attend conferences, present progress updates, collaborate with scientists, and pursue independent research interests.

Graduate Job

Science, Engineering•Livermore


  • We have an opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher in the field of superconducting quantum information. You will apply expertise in microfabrication and device characterization to optimize scalable solid state qubit devices. You will develop and execute microfabrication processes and will establish causal relationships between processing and qubit performance metrics. This position is in the Quantum Coherent Device Physics group, Condensed Matter Section of the Physics Division.


  • Ability to secure and maintain a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance which requires U.S. citizenship.
  • PhD in Experimental Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or a related field.
  • Experience with solid state qubit microfabrication processes and device metrology.
  • Experience with control software and data analysis in Python or a similar programming language.
  • Ability to work independently on technical tasks, influence technical objectives, to provide in-depth analysis, and develop unique technical solutions.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to interact with a diverse set of scientists, engineers and other technical and administrative staff.
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills to collaborate effectively in a team environment, prepare written reports and present and explain technical information.
  • Qualifications We Desire:
  • Experience with electron-beam lithography.
  • Experience with Ansys High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS) or Comsol.
  • Experience in design, characterization, control, or simulation of superconducting devices.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Design, microfabricate, and test quantum coherent superconducting devices.
  • Improve qubit performance by rigorous experimental design and statistical inference.
  • Advance the state of the art in physically realizable superconducting qubits and circuitry.
  • Publish research results in external peer-reviewed scientific journals and participate in international conferences.
  • Present formal and informal overview of research progress at weekly meetings.
  • Pursue independent (but complementary) research interests and interact with a broad spectrum of scientists internally and externally.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work type

Full time

Work mode





113760 USD


  • Included in 2024 Best Places to Work by Glassdoor!
  • Flexible Benefits Package
  • 401(k)
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Flexible schedules (*depending on project needs)