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

for the TruePa project (https://www.truepa.eu)

(full-time, 40h per week)

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In the IQOQI research group “superconducting quantum circuits” led by Dr. Gerhard Kirchmair:

Main tasks:

  • Design, build and characterize traveling wave parametric amplifiers
  • Analysis of experimental results and the writing of scientific publications
  • Tutoring of PhD, bachelor and master students
  • Attendance of workshops and conferences with poster presentations and talks
  • Support of the group with administrative tasks
  • Collaborate with other members of the TurePa consortium

Your profile:

  • PhD degree in physics with excellent academic record
  • Experience with design and characterization of parametric amplifiers and/or superconducting circuits
  • Experience with experimental techniques to characterize superconducting circuits like cryostats and microwave setups
  • Practical cleanroom and micro fabrication experience such as electron beam lithography, metal evaporation and wet chemistry
  • Experience in data analysis and numerical techniques for simulating quantum dynamics
  • Strong background in quantum optics, and superconducting circuits
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to present scientific results to the community

Our offer:

  • Interesting field of activity in a dynamic environment
  • Flextime arrangement
  • Possibility to work in an innovative team an collaborate with an international consortium
  • Numerous social benefits for employees

We offer an annual gross salary of € 66.501,40 before taxes based on the salary scheme of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

We invite you to send your application, including a letter of motivation, your curriculum vitae and certificates to Diese E-Mail-Adresse ist vor Spambots geschützt! Zur Anzeige muss JavaScript eingeschaltet sein., mentioning Job ID: IQOQIIBK103PD223. 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.