Postdoctoral fellow in Experimental Spin Qubits at Center for Quantum Devices, Niels Bohr Institute University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institutet Denmark

Postdoctoral fellow in Experimental Spin Qubits at Center for Quantum Devices, Niels Bohr Institute


A postdoctoral position is available to control silicon-based spin qubits. This project extends our recent work on fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator structures developed within an enthusiastic international collaboration (MOS-QUITO project funded på EU Horizon 2020). Work will be performed within a small team in the measurement facilities of our center, and focus on the characterization and operation of FDSOI spin-qubit circuits fabricated by our partners at VTT and CEA-LETI. The candidate should have a PhD in experimental physics or related disciplines, extensive experience in cryogenic transport measurements, and ideally familiarity with quantum-dot based qubits and high-frequency equipment.


The postdoc’s duties will include research within the implementation of coherent control, as well as aspects of design and teaching. The post may also include performance of other duties.


Inquiries about the position can be made to main supervisor Ferdinand Kuemmeth (


The position is open from 1 July 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is for 1 year with the possibility for extension.


The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background. 


Terms of employment 

The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.  

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 currently up to DKK 419.771 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 71.760). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible. 


The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.  


Please include  

  • Curriculum vita 

  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent)  

  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans 

  • Complete publication list 

  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers 


The deadline for applications is 31 May 2018. 


After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.  

You can read about the recruitment process at 

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