UW QuantumX Initative

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. 


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

UCLA QIST Education Director
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California-Los Angeles seeks an Education Director to lead the UCLA Master of Quantum Science and Technology Degree Program and manage the education efforts of the NSF-funded Challenge Institute for Quantum Computing. Learn more and apply >

UW ECE, ME, CSE Faculty Openings in QIST
The University of Washington Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Department of Mechanical Engineering invite applications for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant professor level as part of a UW College of Engineering cluster hiring initiative in quantum information science & technology (QIST). The Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering invites applications for full-time, tenure-track or tenure-eligible faculty positions at the assistant, associate, or full professor level, closely aligned with UW’s community of QIST researchers. Learn more >

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 >

Yale Nanodevices Lab Postdoc and Grad Student Openings
The Yale Nanodevices Laboratory welcomes Postdoctoral and Ph.D. applicants in Electrical Engineering and Physics in the following areas:

  • Hardware for quantum systems including quantum light sources, detectors, and microwave-to-optical quantum frequency conversions
  • Strongly coupled-light matter systems, cavity optomechanics, and spin-cavity systems 
  • Superconducting electronics and cryogenic data links
  • Nonlinear photonics and frequency combs technology
  • III-Nitride photonics and laser technology

Contact Professor Hong Tang | Tang Lab | Recruitment Flyer 

Student Opportunities

ML4Q Undergraduate Research Opportunity
Join the Matter & Light for Quantum Computing (ML4Q) Undergraduate Research Internship Program for Summer 2021 and get hands-on experience in a quantum research lab in Aachen, Bonn, Cologne, Düsseldorf, or Jülich, Germany. Learn more and apply >

Quantum Undergraduate Research at IBM and Princeton (QURIP)
This unique 12-week program for Summer 2021 consists of six weeks of academic research at Princeton working at any quantum-related group, followed by six weeks at IBM working in the quantum computing group at Yorktown Heights. Learn more and apply >