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

(part-time, 30h per week)

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

Your profile:

  • Planning and implementation of quantum physics experiments with superconducting circuits
  • Analysis of experimental results and the writing of scientific publications
  • Tutoring of bachelor and master students
  • Attendance of workshops and conferences with poster presentations and talks
  • Support of the group with administrative tasks

Your profile:

  • Master's degree in physics with excellent academic record
  • Experience with carrying out quantum physics experiments with superconducting circuits
  • Experience with experimental techniques to characterize superconducting qubits like cryostats and microwave setups
  • Practical cleanroom and micro fabrication experience such as electron beam lithography, metal evaporation,
  • Experience in data analysis and numerical techniques for simulating quantum dynamics
  • Strong background in quantum optics, quantum control and quantum information
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Ability to work in a team and to present scientific results to the community
  • Fulfillment of the official requirements for PhD students of the University of Innsbruck

Our offer:

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

We offer an annual gross salary of € 32.297,58 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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., mentioning Job ID: IQOQIIBK044DOC122, no later than May 25, 2022. 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.


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