Fermilab, SQMS

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Position ID:FNAL-SQMS-PDRA [#27143]
Position Title: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Batavia, Illinois 60510, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Experimental Physics, Quantum Physics, Quantum Science, Quantum Science + Quantum Information Science + Quantum Optics + Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:2024/05/08 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/02/08, listed until 2024/05/08)
Position Description:    

The Superconducting Quantum Materials and System (SQMS) Center, Fermilab, is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate to join their team. The postdoctoral researcher will be involved in both experimental and theoretical research in understanding and mitigating superconducting qubit decoherence sources, optimizing circuit design, and performing microwave characterization at both single and scaled-up qubit circuitry levels.

The successful candidate will be part of a highly collaborative team and actively engage with Fermilab's scientists, engineers, and external collaborators. An ideal background for the candidate would be in applied or experimental physics and/or engineering or a related field.

Position Requirements:

• PhD in Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, or related fields • Knowledge and understanding of superconductivity and quantum mechanics • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing • Self-motivation and highly collaborative/positive spirit


• Experience with microwave simulation, high frequency electronics, and clean-room fabrication • Ability to model, simulate, design, and test superconducting quantum devices • Knowledge of at least one of the following: superconducting qubits/resonators, microwave engineering

Interested candidates should submit via Academic Jobs Online https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/27143

• Curriculum Vitae with a list of selected publications • Research statement • Cover letter • Two reference letters

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
PO Box 500, MS 116
Batavia, IL 60510