Duke University, Duke Quantum Center

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Position ID:Duke-Duke Quantum Center-RS_NOEL [#24247]
Position Title: Research Scientist
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27705, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / ion storage, Quantum Computing
Appl Deadline: filled (posted 2023/01/31, listed until 2023/05/01)
Position Description:    

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The Duke Quantum Center (DQC) is seeking highly qualified candidates for the role of Research Scientist to design and build a new ion trap quantum computer in consultation with several DQC faculty members. This is a rare opportunity for career advancement in quantum computing hardware in an open academic environment. The system we build will compete in performance with commercially available systems and have the flexibility for new capabilities and applications of an academic experiment. After the system is built and characterized, we also offer the opportunity to use the new hardware for scientific discovery. The DQC is located in the heart of Durham, North Carolina, USA. Durham is a vibrant, diverse, and fast-growing city with a celebrated food scene, an award-winning performing arts center, and a buzzing startup culture.


Requirements: a PhD in engineering or physical sciences. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter outlining their qualifications and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and two references to AcademicJobsOnline.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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