QuantumX maintains a list of jobs and opportunities that are relevant for UW students interested in quantum-enabled technologies. Opportunities on this page will be listed for six months. Contact uwqis@uw.edu if you would like to share an opportunity with our community. 

Jobs

Northwestern University Professor in Quantum Information
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northwestern University is seeking outstanding candidates who are excited by the opportunity to help build the future of quantum information at a world-class university. Learn more and apply.

Xanadu Residency Program 
Applications are now open for the Xanadu Residency Program, seeking graduate and undergraduate students in physics, computer science, and engineering. Areas of focus are quantum machine learning, quantum computing, quantum chemistry, quantum software, and photonics. Application deadline is December 15th, 2021. Learn more and apply.

Interning at Microsoft Quantum- 2022
Applications for the Microsoft Quantum internships 2022 are open. There are two types of internships available: research internship for graduate students  pursuing a PhD in quantum computing, and quantum programing internships for undergraduate students in software engineering or quantum computing majors. Deadline to apply is January 7th, 2022. Learn more and apply.

Summer 2022 Virtual Internship Fair at U.S. Department of Energy National Laboratories
Registration is currently open for the DOE Summer Internship Fair. Opportunities are available for current students, recent college graduates, and university faculty. Learn more and register here.

AMO Physicist with ColdQuanta – Madison, WI
ColdQuanta would like to hear from experimental physicists, preferably with an expertise in Atomic Molecular and Optical (AMO) physics. We are looking for self-motivated, energetic individuals with very strong problem solving, technical, and leadership skills. Candidates having experience with Rydberg atoms, cold and ultracold atoms, and/or ion-trapping are strongly encouraged to apply.
The candidate will lead a research project whose purpose is to investigate improvements to the scaling prospects and the cycle shot rate of a quantum computer based on cold neutral atoms. The physicist will be responsible for the management of a team of one or more engineers and/or technicians, and must be ready to grow in this leadership role as the scope of the project expands. Learn more and apply

Atomic Physicist with ColdQuanta- Boulder, CO
ColdQuanta would like to hear from experimental physicists preferably with an expertise in atomic clocks, frequency metrology, and spectroscopy. We are looking for self-motivated, energetic individuals with very strong technical skills. Candidates with experience in ultra-cold atoms, spectroscopy techniques, atomic clocks, and various related control systems are strongly encouraged to apply.
The candidate will collaborate on current research projects and support development of new concepts and approaches for future investigations. The physicist will work closely with a team consisting of fellow physicists, engineers and technicians. Learn more and apply. 

AMO Physicist with ColdQuanta – Simulation and Modeling
ColdQuanta would like to engage both experimental and theoretical physicists with expertise in Atomic Molecular Optical (AMO) physics. We are looking for individuals with strong ability in simulation and modeling of AMO and quantum physics. Applications should be self-motivated, energetic, and have great problem solving and technical skills. Candidates with experience doing simulation of quantum mechanical systems, atomic energy levels, Rydberg atoms, and cold and ultracold atoms are strongly encouraged to apply.
The candidate will contribute to the development of ColdQuanta’s quantum computing systems. Simulation and modeling work will impact gate and circuit implementations, noise mitigation techniques, system tuning, and system design. The position will support development of new concepts and approaches for future investigations. The physicist will work closely with a team consisting of fellow physicists, engineers, and technicians. Learn more and apply.

Quantum Physicist with ColdQuanta- Quantum Computing – Boulder, CO
Quantum computers have the potential to radically alter the nature of information processing. ColdQuanta is using cold atoms and lasers to unlock this revolutionary power. Come help us lead the revolution! We would like to hear from experimental physicists, preferably with an expertise in Atomic Molecular and Optical (AMO) physics. We are looking for self-motivated, energetic individuals with exceptional problem solving and technical skills to join our quantum computing team. Candidates having experience with Rydberg atoms, cold and ultracold atoms, and/or ion trapping are strongly encouraged to apply.
The quantum physicist will collaborate on current research projects and support development of new concepts and approaches for future investigations. The quantum physicist’s role will include a combination of self-directed and collaborative efforts with a team of fellow physicists, engineers, and technicians. Learn more and apply

Postdoctoral Fellow at University of New Mexico Center for Quantum Information and Control (CQuIC)
Theoretical quantum information science (QIS), part of the National Science Foundation’s Focused Research Hub in Theoretical Physics (FRHTP). FRHTP Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to pursue independent lines of research, to work with CQuIC faculty members, and to interact with leading researchers at CQuIC’s partner institutions and collaborators at NQI Centers. Fellows also participate in CQuIC’s hub activities, including hot-topics workshops and SQuInT. Candidates should have a completed PhD in a discipline related to QIS. Applicants must apply at UNMJobs req16602; applicants should submit a CV (including list of publications) and a cover letter that specifies the names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses of three references, and ask each of their references to submit a letter of recommendation to cquic@unm.edu.  Applicants must also submit a detailed statement of interest with a proposal for research as an FRTP Postdoctoral Fellow.

Openings for staff scientists and post-doctoral fellows in Quantum Science and Technology Branch (QST) in the Army Research Laboratory
The openings include efforts in quantum sensing, timing, quantum memories, and entanglement distribution. We are leveraging multiple platforms to enhance light-matter interactions, which will enable us to explore fundamental physics and develop practical quantum technologies. Efforts include developing near-term quantum sensors as well as practical quantum-enhanced metrology/distributed-entanglement gains for future Army systems. QST has a close collaboration with the Quantum Technology Center at the University of Maryland (QTC) including shared lab space and projects. If interested in learning more or applying, contact jonathan.e.hoffman.civ@army.mil and Fredrik.k.fatemi.civ@army.mil.

Colorado School of Mines Quantum Engineering Faculty Openings
The Quantum Engineering program at the Colorado School of Mines invites applications for junior and senior faculty positions with expertise in quantum information, electronic materials, and devices. Anticipated home departments include, but are not limited to, Applied Math & Statistics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering, and Physics. Learn more and apply >

Dartmouth Postdoc Opening in Quantum Characterization and Control
The theoretical research group of Professor Lorenza Viola is looking for a highly motivated, well-qualified postdoctoral fellow interested in conducting research in theoretical quantum information science, with emphasis on open quantum systems and quantum control engineering. The position is fully funded for a two-year period, with further renewal possible. Contact Professor Viola | Viola Lab

UW Physics IQuS Research Faculty Openings
The University of Washington Department of Physics InQubator for Quantum Simulation (IQuS) invites applications for non-tenure track faculty positions at the research assistant professor level. The positions will perform research in quantum simulation of quantum field theories and quantum many-body systems, entanglement in quantum systems, or related areas. Learn more and apply >

Student Opportunities

UW MEM-C REU and RET
University of Washington’s Molecular Engineering Materials Center (MEM-C) aims to accelerate the development of future energy conversion, information processing (including quantum), and sensing technologies through design, discovery, processing, and application of complex electronic and photonic materials. The summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program is focused on exposing veterans and under-represented minorities to a viable and relevant career pathway focused on materials and energy research. The summer Research Experience for Teachers (RET) program invites middle and high school teachers to participate in research and curriculum design. Students will learn about relevant, state of the art content in future energy conversion, information processing, and sensing technologies through design, discovery, processing, and application of complex electronic and photonic materials.
MEM-C REU/RET Flyer | Learn more and apply >