McGill University, Physics

Position ID:McGill-Physics-PREQP [#24502]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Researcher – experimental quantum photonics
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Montreal, Quebec H3A 2T8, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Quantum Optics and Quantum Science, Optics and Photonics, Quantum Optics, Quantum Science, Quantum Sensing, Quantum Simulation
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2023/03/09)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics of McGill University invites applications for a postdoctoral position to start in Summer/Fall 2023.

The successful applicant will join the research group led by Dr. Kai Wang, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics. Research in Dr. Kai Wang’s group covers various topics, including but not limited to metasurfaces/metamaterials for quantum science and technology, time-/frequency-encoded photonic quantum simulation, topological photonics, quantum imaging and sensing, and nonlinear integrated quantum photonics. More information about Dr. Kai Wang’s research can be found at

Applicants are required to have solid experimental expertise in at least one of the following aspects supported by strong publication records:

•Experimental aspects of nonlinear integrated photonics;

•Micro- and nano-fabrication of photonic structures such as photonic circuits, photonic crystals, micro-cavities, and metasurfaces;

•Continuous-variable quantum optics experiments, such as the generation and measurement of squeezed light;

•Experimental aspects of systems mediating the interaction of photons with atoms/artificial atoms.

The applicant must submit an application through Workday following the link below:

The applicant also needs to send an email to Dr. Kai Wang ( including the following documents/information:

•A list of publications.

•Names, affiliations, and contact information of at least two references.

Applications will be reviewed and interviewed on a rolling basis. Dr. Wang will directly contact the references of shortlisted candidates to request reference letters. The position will remain open until filled. Inquiries may be sent to Dr. Wang’s email address. The contract’s initial term will be one year.

The salary will be commensurate with the experience.

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence,

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