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Superconducting Quantum Information - Postdoctoral Researcher

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Livermore

ūü§Ď $108.8K

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  • You must have a PhD in Physics, Chemistry, or Engineering, experience with qubit microfabrication and Python, and the ability to secure a U.S. DOE Q-level security clearance. Skills in electron-beam lithography, HFSS/Comsol, and superconducting device design are desired.
  • You will design, fabricate, and test superconducting devices, improve qubit performance, publish research findings, present at meetings, collaborate with scientists, and pursue independent research interests.

Graduate Job

Research & Development, Science‚ÄĘLivermore

Description

  • 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.

Requirements

  • 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

Currently Studying
PhD

Area of Responsibilities

Research & Development
Science

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.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Livermore

Salary

108840 USD

Benefits

  • 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)
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA)