Job Opportunities in Quantum Science and Technology

Open positions within and outside the Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST) are posted here regularly. We aim to offer our community an overview of different career opportunities in our research groups, at partner institutes, or industry. If you are interested in joining a particular research group within MCQST, make sure to check their respective webpages and contact them directly, as many of our groups are always looking for motivated scientists.


If you are looking for talented scientists and would like to have your job offer listed here, please contact us at outreach[at]mcqst.de.

Within MCQST

Open Ph.D. or postdoctoral positions for NV-diamond based NMR available | TUM

The research group "Biomolecular Quantum sensing" at the Technical University of Munich and member of the Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST) is inviting applications for a Ph.D. or postdoctoral position.

Job posted 11 May 2022.

PhD & Postdoc Positions in Theoretical Quantum Physics | LMU

We are offering multiple PhD & postdoctoral positions to well-qualified, highly motivated, and dynamic young scientists who wish to enhance their scientific career in a stimulating environment. The successful candidates will be joining the group led by Christian Schilling which is part of the Chair of Theoretical Physics -- Quantum Matter together with Ulrich Schollwöck, Lode Pollet and Fabian Grusdt. The research of our group is concerned with the interface of Quantum Information Theory and Quantum Many-Body Physics. We resort to analytic approaches partly complemented by computational studies to gain universal insights into interacting quantum many-body systems. A particular emphasis lies on the concept of reduced density matrices and the ground state problem.


Applications are welcomed for the following related long-term research programs:


P1: Tensor network methods for quantum chemistry

P2: Foundation of quantum computing: fermionic systems

P3: Quantum information theory for fermions

P4: Foundation of functional theories & N-representability problem


The offered positions are related to the cluster of excellence ``Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology’’ (https://www.mcqst.de/about/members/christian-schilling.html) and are funded through the Munich Quantum Valley (https://www.munich-quantum-valley.de/) and the German research foundation (https://gepris.dfg.de/gepris/projekt/414324924?language=en)


Various postdoc positions are initially for 2 years.


Application deadline: 31 May 2022

Starting date: flexible

For further information on the research programs and the application process please see:

Job posted 6 May 2022.

PhD and Postdoc Position in the field of quantum networks (m/f/d) | MPQ

We are currently looking for two PhD or postdoctoral researchers to join the team towards the implementation of distributed quantum information processing based on spectrally-multiplexed telecom emitters in nanophotonic silicon.

Read more in the flyer. Contact andreas.reiserer[at]mpq.mpg.de for questions.

Job posted 14. February 2022.

PhD Postion - Compiler, Runtime-Environments and Algorithms for Superconducting Qubits-based Digital Quantum Computers (m/f/d) | TUM

Full-Time Research Assistant (m/f/d): Compiler, Runtime-Environments and Algorithms for Superconducting Qubits-based Digital Quantum Computers

The Munich Quantum Valley aims at developing a full quantum computing stack, from the application level, software interfaces and control electronics to the physical quantum hardware. Within this interdisciplinary project, we are looking for a strong candidate to contribute to the development of platform-specific compilers, algorithms and runtime-environments for digital quantum computers based on superconducting qubits.

Your qualifications

  • An excellent Master degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related fields, ideally with a background in (classical) compiler frameworks (like LLVM), quantum computation, or numerical / HPC computing
  • Enthusiasm for an exciting new computing paradigm involving the development of innovative solutions
  • Openness to communicate, cooperate and exchange ideas within a joint endeavor of multiple vibrant research teams
Our offer
  • A position 100% TV-L E13 at the department of Informatics at TU München
  • Opportunity for acquiring a PhD
  • Participating in an inspiring international scientific environment
  • Contributing to one of the most ambitious efforts for enabling quantum technology in Europe

To apply:

Job posted 14. Feb 2022.

PhD Postion - Programming and Simulation of Digital Quantum Computers (m/f/d) | TUM

Full-Time Research Assistant (m/f/d): Programming and Simulation of Digital Quantum Computers

The Munich Quantum Valley aims at developing a full quantum computing stack, from the application level, software interfaces and control electronics to the physical quantum hardware. Within this interdisciplinary project, we are looking for a strong candidate to contribute to the development of programming abstractions and classical simulators of digital quantum computers.

Your qualifications

  • An excellent Master degree either in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or related fields, ideally with a background in Quantum Theory, Computational Physics or Numerical/HPC Computing
  • Enthusiasm for an exciting new computing paradigm involving the development of innovative solutions
  • Openness to communicate, cooperate and exchange ideas within a joint endeavor of multiple vibrant research teams
Our offer
  • A position 100% TV-L E13 at the department of Informatics at TU München
  • Opportunity for acquiring a PhD
  • Participating in an inspiring international scientific environment
  • Contributing to one of the most ambitious efforts for enabling quantum technology in Europe

To apply:

Job posted 14. Feb 2022.

Quantum Researchers/Engineers (m/f/d) | Walther-Meißner-Institute

Building a quantum computer with superconducting qubits is our goal at the Walther-Meißner-Institute (WMI – wmi.badw.de) of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities and the Technical University of Munich (www.tum.de). We are looking for you to strengthen and join our efforts within the Munich Quantum Valley (MQV – munich-quantum-valley.de) and our German quantum computing project MUNIQC-SC (t1p.de/8c6h), where we have several open positions for Quantum Researchers/Engineers (m/f/d).

Click here to download the flyer.

Job posted 02. Feb 2022.

Outside MCQST

Optical Engineer - Single-photon source Control | Quandela

Quandela – a spin-out company from the CNRS’ Centre of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology – builds quantum devices and modules to accelerate the development of quantum communication networks and optical quantum computers.

We are currently seeking an expert in solid-state quantum emitters to work on the validation of our single-photon sources. We work with quantum dots in micropillar cavities and you will be responsible for measuring and improving the various performance metrics of the devices. You will also drive an effort to develop and optimise ways to optically address single quantum emitters. The main focus of your work will be to operate quantum dot single photon source devices, understand and interpret the physical processes involved, and improve their operation with dedicated optical setups.

We are looking for an individual with strong fundamentals in experimental optics with single quantum-emitters. You must be able to work thoroughly, independently and creatively. Your results will not only be instrumental for product validation but will also influence the research strategy for next-generation devices. This role requires practical experience in cryogenic characterisation of quantum emitters, with a good knowledge of optical setups, instrumentation and data analysis.

Read more and apply here.

Job posted 24. February 2022.

HPC Software Engineer (f/m/d) for Quantum Software Stack | LRZ

The newly formed initiative at LRZ for quantum technologies is a group of specialists dedicated to providing, researching, and advancing quantum computing technologies for the Bavarian and international quantum communities. The QC team provides scientific users with a broad portfolio of resources and services, including quantum simulators, remote access to quantum hardware, scientific consultancy, and education/training. More experimentally, this team explores and develops integration pathways for quantum acceleration capabilities in next-generation high-performance computing (HPC) systems. As a member of this team, you will drive and facilitate conceptualizing and providing new tools and methods; working with new innovative hardware technologies; developing the Munich Quantum Software Stack for multiple quantum technologies including programming models, OS, compilers and abstraction layers; and building unique solutions to aid quantum computing end-users in the advancement of their research. Your work will be instrumental in shaping Bavaria's reputation as a global quantum hotspot and in pushing the boundaries of innovative scientific discoveries achievable with quantum computing

Learn more and apply here.

Job posted 23. February 2022.

Quantum Software Engineer (m/w/d) | IQM

IQM is the European leader in superconducting quantum computers, established in Espoo, Finland. In two years, we have grown to 130+ employees and have established subsidiaries in Munich, Germany and Bilbao, Spain. We build quantum computers for research laboratories and supercomputing centers. For industrial customers, we deliver quantum advantage through our unique application-specific co-design approach.

We build world leading quantum computers for the wellbeing of humankind now and for the future.

(www.meetiqm.com)

We are now looking for a Quantum Software Engineer to strengthen our team! In this role, you will actively contribute to the development of accessible software that allows for efficient and accurate simulations of quantum algorithm execution on IQM hardware. This will include digital and, in particular, co-design quantum algorithms. You will be responsible for transforming high-level descriptions of quantum algorithms into scalable and flexible code, following modern software development paradigms.

Learn more and apply here.

Job posted 01.12.2021.

Quantum Physics Engineer (m/w/d) | IQM

IQM is the European leader in superconducting quantum computers, established in Espoo, Finland. In two years, we have grown to 130+ employees and have established subsidiaries in Munich, Germany and Bilbao, Spain. We build quantum computers for research laboratories and supercomputing centers. For industrial customers, we deliver quantum advantage through our unique application-specific co-design approach.

We build world-leading quantum computers for the well-being of humankind now and for the future.(www.meetiqm.com)
We are looking for several Quantum Physics Engineers in Munich to support our mission of expanding the frontier of scientific and technological progress. In this role, you will be embedded in the Hardware Characterization and Simulation Team and in constant exchange with other technical teams at IQM. You will actively contribute to the characterization and theoretical modeling of our quantum hardware, which will eventually enable accurate simulations of quantum algorithm execution on IQM hardware. This will include digital and, in particular, co-design quantum algorithms. In addition, you will leverage the knowledge you have acquired to develop novel techniques for quantum error mitigation.

Learn more about this job and apply here.

Job posted 01.12.2021.

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