Education and Training

Postdoctoral Opportunities

The Chicago Quantum Exchange is committed to the education of the quantum workforce. Postdoctoral opportunities are vital for the mentoring and professional development of quantum scientists and engineers. CQE member institutions and partners provide multiple postdoctoral opportunities.

If you are a Chicago Quantum Exchange member or partner and have postdoctoral opportunities available, please email

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Postdoctoral Fellowships at CQE Universities

Every CQE member university and national lab offers postdoctoral fellowships for quantum engineers and scientists. Please find some available opportunities on the CQE Job Opportunities Board. For specific opportunities, please also check with relevant departments, laboratories, and research groups.


Chicago Quantum Exchange IBM Postdoctoral Trainees Program

The CQE IBM Postdoctoral Trainees Program supports the next generation of scientists by providing mentoring, independent research, and professional opportunities to five promising postdoctoral scientists.

These postdoctoral trainees perform research at the CQE in collaboration with the IBM Quantum Network, provided with salary, discretionary funds and the freedom to work with different research groups across CQE member institutions.