Das Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation (IQOQI) der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften widmet sich der theoretischen und experimentellen Grundlagenforschung auf den Gebieten der Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation. Die Themen der Forschung reichen von den fundamentalen Grundlagen der Quantenphysik bis zu deren Anwendung, unter anderem für die Metrologie, die Sensorik und die Quanteninformationsverarbeitung.


The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information Innsbruck (IQOQI-IBK) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria`s leading non-university research and science institution, dedicates its work to theoretical and experimental basic research in the areas of quantum science. IQOQI is pleased to invite applications for a

Postdoc Position (F * M)
(full-time / 40h per week)

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in the IQOQI research group “Many-Body Quantum Optics”, led by Prof. Hannes Pichler.

Main tasks:

  • Work on theory of Rydberg atom arrays and their application for quantum simulation and quantum information processing tasks.
  • Writing scientific publications
  • Tutor bachelor and master students
  • Attendance of conferences and workshops
  • Supporting the group in administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • PhD degree in physics with demonstrated ability for excellent research
  • Highly motivated researcher with strong interested in quantum science
  • Strong background in quantum optics, quantum information and/or condensed matter physics (outstanding candidates with other backgrounds will also be considered)
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills

Our offer:

  • Research on the forefront of quantum science
  • World class, stimulating research environment
  • Possibility to work in a young, diverse team
  • Flextime arrangement
  • Numerous social benefits for employees

We offer an annual gross salary of € 56.861,00 before taxes based on the salary scheme of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).

We invite you to send your application, including a letter of motivation, contact details of at least two referees, your curriculum vitae and certificates to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein., mentioning Job ID: IQOQIIBK084PD222 Applications are considered until the position is filled.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.