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Join the Chicago Quantum Exchange community to advance research efforts and developments in quantum science and engineering. Information about each CQE member institution and select job postings can be found below. For Internship opportunities at CQE member and partner institutions, visit our Internships page.

If you are a CQE member or partner - or an employer in the region - and have a specific job opportunity you would like us to include here, please contact quantum@uchicago.edu.

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Description: The Director of Communications manages the activities, resources, and communication channels of the Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE). Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Communication is responsible for planning, preparing and disseminating information designed to keep the public informed of the University's perspectives, programs, and accomplishments. Working with CQE leadership and communication partners, the Director of Communications will be responsible for shaping and implementing the organization’s communications strategy. The director will also design and produce a comprehensive plan involving multiple media platforms to promote the excellent science, engineering and scholarship of the CQE’s leading faculty, other researchers, students, and alumni, enhancing the organization’s prominence among key audiences.

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Description: The Temporary Industry Partnerships Coordinator will provide temporary, full-time professional administrative support to the Industry Partnerships team by supporting industry relationship development and communications, tracking and metrics, and events. The position will leverage existing capabilities across the CQE and the University and contribute to cross-functional connectivity and a professionalized approach to partnerships. Responsibilities will include: assisting with operation of the CQE industry partnership program; participating in weekly internal CQE team check-ins and supporting the successful delivery of program and project milestones; scheduling meetings between CQE scientists and staff with corporate partners and local and regional ecosystem partners; assisting with industry meeting, visit, and event planning, as well as implementation of visits and events; support build-out of new Industry Partner CRM by gathering, entering, and consolidating data as needed; createing Industry Partners-related content for CQE website and internal communications as needed; other administrative duties as required.

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Description: Hires can work across the quantum software stack, from applications and algorithms development to low-level control. Our culture emphasizes translating research and fundamental learnings into product offerings through SuperstaQ and SupermarQ. Candidates should have familiarity with both software development and quantum computation. Super.tech is a quantum software startup spun out of the University of Chicago and embedded in Argonne’s Chain Reaction Innovations program. The company’s flagship product, SuperstaQ, bridges the gap from practical applications to low-level quantum control. Summer interns should be at the PhD or MS level, with familiarity in both software development and quantum physics. Near-graduation BS students may also be considered. For more information, contact info@super.tech.

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Description: Fermilab’s Accelerator Division seeks candidates for a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Accelerator Research Department (ARD). You will develop next-generation concepts and technologies that will power the future of accelerator-based science. Fermilab is a world leader in accelerator science and technology. The Integrable Optics Test Accelerator (IOTA) storage ring is the centerpiece of the Fermi Accelerator Science and Technology (FAST) facility, an R&D facility with a broad portfolio of research topics on the intensity and energy frontiers of high-energy physics.

Our programs at IOTA/FAST include the development of nonlinear integrable optics and electron lenses for next-generation, high-intensity storage rings; quantum science with individual relativistic electrons and ion crystals; photon science and inverse free-electron lasers; and optical-bandwidth beam cooling and control.

How to apply: Learn more and apply 

Description: Fermilab’s Quantum Theory Department in the Theory Division is inviting applications for one or more postdoctoral Research Associate positions in theoretical quantum physics and/or information science, working at its interface with High Energy Physics, quantum field theory, and fundamental physics. This position is for a three (3) year term. We are seeking candidates with a doctorate in theoretical physics who have demonstrated outstanding creativity and a high level of competence in their research. 

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Description: Protiviti Careers provides opportunity to learn, inspire, and advance within a collaborative and diverse culture.  We hire curious individuals for whom learning is a passion. Together, we focus on our mission of delivering confidence in a dynamic world – and the world has perhaps never been more dynamic.At every level, we champion leaders who live our values of integrity, inclusion, innovation and commitment to success. Imagining our work as a journey, we believe integrity guides our way, inclusion moves us forward together, and innovation creates new destinations.

As a quantum developer you will work with quantum computing in a technical capacity to help drive the capabilities of this emerging technology consulting offering. You will lead technical research, cultivate new offering ideas, and substantiate client business challenges. You will program, develop, and design algorithms for quantum computers. You will develop prototypes, proof of concepts, and solutions to bring to market on both quantum annealers and gate-based systems. For example, we deliver portfolio optimization, fraud detection, and other quantum use cases in optimization, machine learning, and simulation. You will work with cross-industry leaders to identify business use cases enabled by quantum technologies. You will work with partners and alliances to support quantum solutions. You will develop and deliver quantum workshops to help our clients understand how to use this amazing technology. 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science and/or physics or advanced mathematics. Formal education in quantum computing fundamentals preferred. 
  • 2+ years of relevant consulting experience; 2+ years of experience in a technical lead role; + 2+ years of hands-on development experience. 
  • Understanding of linear algebra and advanced math 
  • Significant development experience with Python programming language 
  • Significant experience with machine learning technologies 
  • Experience with quantum computing or other related technologies 
  • Experience applying technical capabilities to transform business models, functions, and processes 
  • Understanding of system engineering and integration 
  • Experience with new product development and hybrid business models and corresponding go-to-market activation 
  • Sharp sense of intellectual curiosity 
  • Self-starter, organized, focused with an entrepreneur mindset 
  • Great verbal and written communication skills 
  • Willingness to learn continuously and mentorship to share knowledge 
  • Experience in community building

How to apply: Learn more and apply

Location: Chicago, IL

Description: Emerging Technology Consultants work with Protiviti’s clients, who are typically among the world’s leading companies. As a consultant, you collaborate with the team to deliver client solutions for complex business problems that these organizations face. Experience tells us that our future leaders need to be both knowledgeable and deep in an area of expertise, but versatile having a broad range of capabilities and skill sets to solve today’s complex business problems. That’s why we focus on developing consultants across our business, so you gain experience in different industries, grow your technical capabilities, and gain leadership qualities that will ensure your future success. 

Consultants compile and analyze data and document findings through client engagements. Through interaction with client and project team personnel, consultants develop professional relationships that contribute to exceptional client service. The Emerging Technologies group covers a wide range of work, including Quantum. Desired technical skills include basic knowledge of quantum computing and post-quantum cryptography; candidates should have an interest in developing quantum computing use cases and coding in quantum SDKs or popular cloud platforms (IBM, Microsoft Azure Quantum, Amazon Braket).

How to Apply: http://protiviti.com/careers

Location: Positions are available in Chicago and other cities across the USA.

Description: Quantescence seeks a quantum scientist/software developer with experience in quantum simulation/emulation research to lead our product development team working with a leading university partner developing cutting-edge technology in a variety of areas of quantum simulation/emulation. Experience with Atos QLM or other commercial emulators is a plus. The position also requires experience as a software developer with knowledge of fundamental quantum algorithms (Grover, amplitude estimation, arithmetic, variational quantum algorithms, etc.) and experience implementing them on a common low-level framework (Qiskit, Cirq, Pennylane, etc.). Depending on the experience of the applicant, these positions may entitle the individual to enjoy the status of a founder which would qualify them for favorable equity share awards. We are also looking for interns with experience in any of the areas described above. 

How to apply: Learn more. If interested, please send your CV along with a cover letter to kevin.callaghan@quantescence.com

Description: Quantopticon is a British-American software start-up developing an automated simulation platform for the design and optimisation of quantum-photonic components, systems and devices. Quantopticon was founded in 2017 by Dr Gaby Slavcheva, a renowned international leader in the theory and modelling of light-matter interactions in quantum nanostructures, and Dr Mirella Koleva, an optics and photonics scientist and entrepreneur. The overarching goal at Quantopticon is to accelerate the design cycle of quantum-photonic devices, maximise their performance, and unlock the path to large-volume manufacturing. Quantopticon is seeking a Business Development Director with a strong commercial, technical and enterprise scale-up background to lead Quantopticon into the next phase of growth. The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge and understanding of photonics and/or quantum. This position is located in Chicago, IL. 

How to apply: Submit a CV/resumé and cover letter to Dr Mirella Koleva at info@quantopticon.co.uk. Learn more here

Description: Quantopticon is seeking a theoretical and computational physicist with expertise in quantum mechanics, quantum optics, electromagnetics, and computational photonics; the duties and responsibilities in theory, modeling and simulation are described below. This is an in-person/remote-working (as desired by the successful candidate) placement at the Chicago Quantum Exchange, Hyde Park (Chicago, IL). The successful candidate should have a solid background in quantum physics, optics and photonics, and substantial programming experience. Experience with (Intel) Parallel Fortran, Python, code parallelization using OpenMP would be highly desirable. Previous experience in computational physics, Matlab and visualization software is advantageous. 

How to apply: Candidates should write to info@quantopticon.co.uk directly, attaching a resumé, cover letter, and, optionally, samples of relevant projects (e.g., software project, technical/scientific writing, etc). Candidates should address their e-mail to Dr. Gaby Slavcheva and Dr. Mirella Koleva. 

Description: The Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering (PME), a unique interdisciplinary school launched by the University of Chicago in 2011, is seeking applications at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor. Before the start of employment, qualified applicants must hold a doctoral degree or equivalent in a field related to theoretical and/or computational quantum engineering, or related disciplines.  They must also have a strong record of independent research in theoretical quantum science and engineering.  Areas of interest include (but are not limited to) quantum information, quantum communication, quantum sensing, quantum error correction, quantum mechanical materials modeling, quantum optics and quantum simulation (including simulation on classical and quantum computers). 

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Description: A position is available in the group of Giulia Galli at the University of Chicago for a postdoctoral scholar focusing on the study of quantum materials for energy efficient neuromorphic computing. The DOE-funded project, which is part of the Energy Frontier Research Center QMEENC (https://qmeenc.ucsd.edu/), will be under the direction of Prof. Giulia Galli and will be in close collaboration with experimental colleagues at the University of California, San Diego and with other QMEENC participants. Further information on related research activities in the group is available at https://galligroup.uchicago.edu/Research/quantum.php. Excellent candidates with a background in solid-state chemistry/physics and first-principles simulations of materials are invited to apply. Major duties and responsibilities include the use of advanced electronic structure methods and quantum simulations to model the properties of complex oxides. 

How to apply: Interested candidates should submit: 1) A full CV, including list of publications and contacts for at least two references. 2) A cover letter of intent to Giulia Galli at gagalli@uchicago.edu, with “Postdoctoral application: Neurom.” in the subject line (PDF attachments only). More information can be found here

Description: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) in the College of Engineering (CoE) at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) invites applications for multiple tenured and tenure-track faculty positions at all levels. The faculty positions start on August 16, 2023, or on a mutually agreed date thereafter. The successful candidate is expected to establish and sustain an outstanding research program, as well as be strongly committed to student success both at graduate and undergraduate levels. Priority areas include: computer engineering, micro and nanotechnology (including but not limited to semiconductor fabrication, devices, sensors, MEMS/NEMS/MOEMS technologies, microrobotics, bioMEMS, functional nanomaterials, nanophotonics), quantum information science (including but not limited to algorithms and error correction; hardware; material; and devices), artificial Intelligence, and electrical vehicles and electrification. 

Deadline: December 15, 2022 

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Description: The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign invites applications for open-rank full-time faculty positions. All qualified candidates will be considered at all levels and in all areas of electrical and computer engineering, broadly defined, including the areas of Computational and Physical Electronics; Electromagnetics and Sensing Systems; Power and Energy Systems; Quantum Information Science; Bioinformatics and Bioimaging; Circuits - System on a Chip; AI/Autonomous Systems; Robotics; Signal Processing and Data Science; Control, Optimization, and Decision Science; Embedded Computing Systems and the Internet of Things; Data- Centric Computer Systems and Storage; Networked and Distributed Computing Systems.  Areas of particular emphasis in this year’s search are scalable AI systems, computer system architecture, device growth and/or fabrication, signal processing, electromechanical systems, and quantum systems. Applications are also encouraged from candidates whose degrees and research programs are in core as well as broad interdisciplinary areas of electrical and computer engineering.  Senior and mid-career faculty are encouraged to apply. Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured Associate and Professor positions as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative (GEBI).

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Description: The KouBit Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has multiple postdoc positions available for experimental research on novel superconducting qubits. We have positions available for developing protected qubits using Al-based superconducting devices, investigating semiconductor-superconductor hybrid qubits, and developing scanning probes using superconducting devices. Experience with microwave frequency and/or cold-temperature measurements is beneficial for this position.

How to apply: To apply, email Angela Kou at akou@illinois.edu.

Description: The Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has an immediate postdoc opening for ion trap testbed experiments. This project aims to develop a distributed ion trap quantum processor using 88Sr+ ions. There is also an opportunity to work part-time on a Yb optical tweezer experiment. Candidates with experience in experimental AMO physics are encouraged to apply by contacting Brian DeMarco. IQUIST researcher Mikael Backlund is also interested in hiring postdocs for research in quantum science. 

How to apply: For the ion trap test bed postdoc position, contact Brian Demarco at bdemarco@illinois.edu. For the postdoc position in quantum science, contact Mikael Backlund at mikaelb@illinois.edu

Description: The Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) invites applications for postdoctoral scholar positions in quantum science. IQUIST research addresses a wide variety of experimental and theoretical research topics spanned by UIUC's departments of physics, materials science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer science, mathematics, and chemistry. These topics include, but are not limited to, quantum information science, quantum many-body physics in condensed matter and atomic systems, applications of quantum information to high energy physics, topological states of matter, quantum optics and light-matter interactions at the quantum level, quantum cavity-optomechanics, quantum chemistry, and quantum metrology. IQUIST also has active visitor, seminar, and outreach programs. 

Deadline to apply: December 15, 2022 

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Description: The Department of Computer Science at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign invites applications for full-time tenure-track faculty positions at all levels (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Full Professor). While we welcome applications from exceptional candidates in all areas, we particularly encourage applications from candidates working in quantum computing; parallel computing; computer systems; interactive and social computing (HCI, wearable computing, AR/VR, graphics, computational social science, fairness); and ML systems and architectures. We also are interested in expanding in interdisciplinary areas such as bioinformatics, digital healthcare; digital manufacturing; computational brain, environmental, or climate sciences; speech & audio; and robotics, among others. We seek applicants that will contribute to the diverse, vibrant, and inclusive atmosphere in the department as we strive to make computing’s remarkable opportunities available to everyone through the continued expansion of our research and teaching activity in Urbana-Champaign, in Chicago, and online. Quantum computing faculty will engage with a growing campus and state-wide quantum research community through the new Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST) and the Chicago Quantum Exchange.

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Description: The Department of Physics at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign seeks highly qualified candidates to fill a full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty position at any rank. Exceptional scientists from all subfields of theoretical quantum information science are encouraged to apply, particularly those with overlap in atomic, molecular, optical physics and/or condensed matter. The Department of Physics is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment, with a focus on diversifying the faculty. We are seeking faculty who can teach in these and other areas while contributing to the diversity and excellence in our programs and courses through their research, teaching and service. Senior and mid-career faculty are encouraged to apply in addition to early-career scientists. Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain an active and independent research program, teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Ideal candidates include those who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service endeavors. Qualified senior candidates may also be considered for tenured Associate Professor and Full Professor positions as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative. 

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Description: The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the areas of AMO or quantum physics, either theory or experiment. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to collaborate with existing quantum research at UW-Madison, within the Wisconsin Quantum Institute (WQI) and the HQAN and Q-NEXT quantum centers, with the UW Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC), and with external research centers.  

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Description: The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the areas of experimental or theoretical condensed matter physics. Successful candidates will connect with existing Departmental research activity in the fields of solid-state quantum information processing, strongly correlated materials, biomaterials, mesoscopic devices and quantum transport, low-dimensional electronic systems, quantum many-body physics, and topological materials.  

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The Goldsmith Group at University of Wisconsin-Madison is whirring for multiple Postdoctoral positions. Research Scientist position are currently available for scientists interested in: Molecular Quantum Optics, Photonics-Enhanced Molecular Spectroscopy, and Single-Molecule Spectroscopy.

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Description: The Saffman Lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has an immediate postdoctoral position available for experimental studies of quantum error correction with neutral atom qubit arrays.

How to apply: To apply, email Mark Saffman at msaffman@wisc.edu.

Description: SCALINQ is a Duality Cohort 2 company and a spin-off from Chalmers University of Technology. Its pioneering research initiative focusing on developing a full stack, large-scale quantum computer. SCALINQ currently offers a product line of sample holders, LINQER. Sample holders sit the closest to the quantum processor unit (QPU) and it is vital for its performance. In their research, they are already developing the next generation of LINQER as well as multiple other needed solutions for facilitating the upscaling of Quantum Computers.  SCALINQ is looking for a person to strengthen their R&D team. Suitable candidates will have an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in engineering physics or electrical engineering with experience in microwave engineering and/or quantum physics and will be independent, self-propelled, and eager to take initiative. As a Technical Lead at SCALINQ, you will oversee R&D activities in close relation with researchers from Chalmers. This role will also participate in the development of the short and long-term technology strategy of SCALINQ. 

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Description: Atom Computing is seeking a quantum error correction theorist to contribute to the architecture and strategy of error correction in neutral atom quantum computers. Atomic qubit arrays provide a path to the large-scale quantum computers that will deliver fault-tolerant, error-corrected logical qubits. At Atom Computing, you will work alongside the Quantum Engineering, Control Systems, and Software teams to demonstrate the power of scalable, neutral-atom quantum computers. 

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Location: Berkeley, CA

Description: Atom Computing is building quantum computers with atomic arrays of optically-trapped neutral atoms, empowering researchers and companies to achieve unprecedented breakthroughs. Join an incredible team of scientists, engineers, and business professionals to advance the state of the art in quantum technologies that will transform computing performance. They are seeking theoretical and computational physicists to support a variety of projects that help with the development of neutral atom quantum computing. As a Quantum Theorist at Atom Computing, you will join a team of talented scientists and engineers who are working to translate fundamental atomic physics to a scalable, fault-tolerant quantum computer.

How to apply: Learn more about this position. Find additional quantum jobs at Atom computing here

Location: Berkeley, CA

Description: Corning is searching for a Senior member of technical staff in Connectivity Research organization. This position will function as a subject matter expert to support research in the fast-growing area of integrated photonics and optical connectivity. Specific directions include high-density waveguide coupling, co-packaged optics technologies, and novel applications of integrated photonics. This role will participate in and lead exploratory research on topics such as meta surfaces, programmable photonics, and quantum communications, plus will serve as a technical liaison to collaborate with development, business organizations, and external partners.

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Location: Painted Post, NY

Description: HRL Laboratories, LLC in Malibu, CA is recruiting outstanding scientists and engineers for exciting long-term projects at the frontier of quantum science and technology. In particular, HRL seeks candidates who want to work in an industrial laboratory setting on research and development of spin-qubit devices operated at cryogenic temperatures for quantum computing applications, and in the fields of cavity optomechanics, atomic physics, or quantum optics for the design and prototype of the next generation of sensing and timing instruments. Individuals at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. level who have completed rigorous training in physics, applied physics, computer science, electrical engineering, or related fields are encouraged to apply to join the team at HRL. Multiple positions for experimentalists and engineers are available across architecture, design, and execution in both spin-qubit and quantum optics areas. Specific areas include developing cryogenic hardware for signal delivery and developing characterization techniques for arrays of spin qubits. Previous experience with low noise signals, quantum devices, and cryogenics is desirable, but good scientific communication skills, a team mentality, and a natural scientific curiosity are required.

How to apply: Visit https://quantum.hrl.com/ for more information and follow links to open positions.

Location: Malibu, CA

Description: HRL Laboratories, LLC in Malibu, CA is recruiting outstanding scientists and engineers for exciting long-term projects at the frontier of quantum science and technology. In particular, HRL seeks candidates who want to work in an industrial laboratory setting on research and development of spin-qubit devices operated at cryogenic temperatures for quantum computing applications, and in the fields of cavity optomechanics, atomic physics, or quantum optics for the design and prototype of the next generation of sensing and timing instruments. Individuals at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. level who have completed rigorous training in physics, applied physics, computer science, electrical engineering, or related fields are encouraged to apply to join the team at HRL. A variety of positions are available in areas including CAD layout, semiconductor device design, electron microscopy and failure analysis, and data-driven yield engineering. Experience with semiconductor nanofabrication processes and data analysis is desired.   

How to apply: Visit https://quantum.hrl.com/ for more information and follow links to open positions.

Location: Malibu, CA

Description: HRL is seeking a Ph.D.-level theoretical/computational staff scientist to evaluate the potential performance and application viability of quantum networks, in the contexts of distributed quantum computation, quantum communication, and/or quantum sensing.  This will involve significant computational work, as well as mathematical analysis, for the numerical evaluation of systems intended to distribute photonic and microwave entanglement.  We are looking for candidates keen to work collaboratively, both with our partners (e.g. Q-NEXT) as well as internally with experimentalists. This is in addition to other open roles for theorists, experimentalists, software developers, and engineers available at http://quantum.hrl.com/careers.

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Location: ​​​​​​​Malibu, CA

Description: HRL seeks Ph.D. or post-doctoral-level candidates ready to apply their knowledge of theoretical solid-state physics and quantum/many-body system simulations to solid-state multiqubit devices, and/or to apply quantum information theory to realistic qubit arrays.  Background in materials or device modeling, especially electronic structure or multiphysics simulations, and/or experience developing and running complex scientific codes in quantum or other contexts is desired. Internships in this area will also be considered for highly motivated candidates at any time. 

How to apply: Visit https://quantum.hrl.com/ for more information and follow links to open positions. 

Location: Malibu, CA

Description: HRL is hiring software engineers of all disciplines, including compiler developers, scientific programmers, data architects, web developers, and low-level firmware developers. Programming skill is our highest priority, regardless of academic or industrial background. Experience with different programming languages and paradigms preferred, and knowledge of theoretical computer science is a plus.  

How to apply: Candidates should write to Robert Smith at rssmith@hrl.com with an introductory letter and resume to be fast-tracked.

Location: Malibu, CA

Description: JP Morgan Chase’s technology strategy and direction are strongly oriented towards investigation and research of emerging technologies, such as Quantum Computing, Human Machine Interfaces, Computer Vision, and IoT. Our firm is seeking a passionate technologist and thought junior researcher to perform applied research and development of novel solutions in these fields.  As a key member of the research technical team, you will work closely with internal project teams and external communities alike to advance these research focus areas in a way that is beneficial to the technical teams in the company.  You will cultivate investigations into these areas, produce research solutions in collaboration with the internal project teams, and contribute to the firm’s intellectual property.

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Location: New York, NY or Jersey City, NJ

Description: Quantescence seeks a quantum scientist/software developer with experience in quantum simulation/emulation research to lead our product development team working with a leading university partner developing cutting-edge technology in a variety of areas of quantum simulation/emulation. Experience with Atos QLM or other commercial emulators is a plus. The position also requires experience as a software developer with knowledge of fundamental quantum algorithms (Grover, amplitude estimation, arithmetic, variational quantum algorithms, etc.) and experience implementing them on a common low-level framework (Qiskit, Cirq, Pennylane, etc.). Depending on the experience of the applicant, these positions may entitle the individual to enjoy the status of a founder which would qualify them for favorable equity share awards. We are also looking for interns with experience in any of the areas described above. 

How to apply: Learn more. If interested, please send your CV along with a cover letter to kevin.callaghan@quantescence.com

Location: Remote positions are available. Other possible office locations include Paris, Chicago or Tokyo.

Description: QuEra Computing is on a mission to build programmable neutral-atom quantum computers. We are looking for photonics engineers and scientists to help build a first-of-a-kind photonic system that will enable large-scale, individual control over hundreds of atoms for universal quantum computing. Candidates with a background in integrated photonics and optical systems are encouraged to apply.  

How to apply: Click here to apply  

Location: Boston, MA

Description: The Department of Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University seeks applications to fill multiple tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor. While candidates in all research areas will be considered, the department is particularly interested in applicants in several specific areas, including quantum mathematics. A doctoral degree in Mathematics or related field is required at the time of application. The ideal candidate will have a consistent research record and evidence of strong teaching ability. The Department values diversity, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and underrepresented minorities.

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Description: The Laser Engineer will be responsible for the manufacture and repair of a wide range of TOPTICA laser systems and optical subassemblies. Qualified applicants should have a degree in Physics, Optics/Photonics, or a related scientific discipline, prior experience and skill in hands-on work with cw and/or ultrafast lasers and optical techniques, be detail-oriented with a high standard of quality and be able to work independently and as a team player. Ideal candidate will be a driven, motivated, self-starter. 

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Location: Pittsford, NY

Description: TOPTICA has a clear and long-term goal to grow the capability of our North American location and to add new technologies as they become market ready. In support of these efforts, we are seeking qualified applicants for the position of PIC Scientist. The PIC Scientist role is a cross-disciplinary role primarily focused on photonic devices but also their interaction with mechanical, electrical, and control systems. 

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Location: Pittsford, NY

Description: As a Quantum Ambassador for TOPTICA, you will work as a highest-level scientist for very dedicated scientific, industrial and government communities, assuming an important role supporting our team in North America. You will be required to provide our customers with consulting, technical and application support, and interact directly with them as needed in an advisory or hands on role. Specific knowledge with laser locking techniques will be critical. In addition to being a scientific connection to the field, you will be expected to network and provide market information to the team to develop or enhance our products. 

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Location: Pittsford, NY