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.