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 (

(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.