Microsoft Quantum Postdoctoral Fellowship in experimental quantum information University of Copenhagen, Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Station Q Copenhagen Denmark

Microsoft Quantum Postdoctoral Fellowship in experimental quantum information at the Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Station Q Copenhagen


The Center for Quantum Devices is a basic research center supported by the Danish National Research Foundation, comprising materials research, experimental physics, nanoelectronics and condensed matter theory. Station Q Copenhagen is a research center sponsored by Microsoft Research aimed at developing topological quantum information processing hardware. 


The position 

The Center for Quantum Devices and Station Q Copenhagen are seeking applications for a Microsoft Quantum Postdoctoral Fellowship for the experimental implementation of solid state quantum information systems. Applicants should have a PhD in Physics with relevant experimental experience. Research involves nanofabrication, cryogenics using a cryofree dilution refrigerator, rf and microwave electronics, data analysis, interaction with theoretical physicists, and aptitude for scientific writing in English.   


Information about QDev can be found at Information about Station Q can be found at 


The position is open from 16 July, 2018 or, by arrangement. The duration is two years with the possibility of extension. 


Inquiries about the position can be made to Principal Investigator, Charles Marcus ( 


Terms of employment

The postdoctoral fellowship is at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, with collaborative teams in Delft Technical University (NL), University of Sydney (AUS), Purdue University (USA), UC Santa Barbara (USA), and Microsoft, Redmond, Washington (USA). Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State. 


The starting salary is 398K DKK plus additional pension contribution up to 68K DKK. Salary is negotiable.  



Please send an application that describes your background and research interests. The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW. 

Enclose CV with publication list, short description of your work relevant to the research field (e.g. PhD, Masters thesis), and names and contact information on up to three scientific referees (do not send letters). 


Application deadline: 18 June 2018. 


As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion, or ethnic origin. 


You can read about the recruitment process at 



Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organization – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful career. 

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