California Institute of Technology, Institute for Quantum Information and Matter

Position ID:Caltech-IQIM-AWSQPD [#19846]
Position Title: AWS Quantum Postdoctoral Scholar
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Pasadena, California 91125, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Quantum Computing, Quantum Information Science, Quantum Science, Theoretical Physics
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2021/09/29)
Position Description:    

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Caltech invites applications for AWS Quantum Postdoctoral Scholar positions. These three-year postdoctoral research positions are sponsored by Amazon Web Services as part of a broader collaboration between AWS and Caltech addressing fundamental scientific and engineering challenges in quantum science.

Please apply online. Applicants will be asked to name at least one Caltech faculty member they would like to work with. This faculty member should be affiliated with one of the following Caltech Divisions: Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy (PMA), Engineering and Applied Science (EAS), Chemistry and Chemical Engineering (CCE).

Electronic copies of your curriculum vitae, publication list, statement of research interests, and three letters of recommendation are required. Review of applications begins on November 15, 2021; applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials by that date. The appointment is contingent upon completion of a Ph.D. If there are any questions during the search process, please contact us at

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Caltech is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Click here to read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).

Caltech is committed to working with and providing access and reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. To request disability accommodations for any part of the interview or hiring process, please contact 626-395-4013 for assistance or contact

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