Postdoctoral Research Associate - Engineered Quantum Systems

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 4, 2021
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 23, 2021
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Post-doctoral Positions and Fellowships
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Sydney
Department Name: 
The Quantum Control Laboratory
Street Line 1: 
The University of Sydney
Street Line 2: 
Level 2 (G12) 22 Codrington Street
City: 
Sydney
State/Province: 
New South Wales
Zip/Postal: 
2006
Country: 
Australia
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 
  • Full time 12 months fixed term employment
  • Opportunity to contribute to the research focused on quantum simulation and sensing using trapped ions in the Sydney Nanoscience Hub
  • Base Salary Level A $95K - $105K p.a. + 17% super

We are seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Research Associate for projects focused on quantum simulation and sensing using large crystals of trapped ions.

The Quantum Control Laboratory at the University of Sydney is focused on studies of quantum control, metrology, and quantum simulation using trapped ions.This project focuses on leveraging our ability to trap and control large ion crystals in order to facilitate new studies of strongly correlated quantum materials and ultra-sensitive electric field detection for tests of fundamental physics.

About you

The University is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Associate (EQUS) who has:

  • a PhD (or near completion) in Physics or equivalent in a relevant field
  • proven ability to lead projects as part of a small team, and deliver major research outcomes
  • evidence of proficiency at oral and written communication
  • experience in one or more of the following experimental areas: ion trapping, atomic physics, precision metrology using atomic and optical systems, experimental quantum simulation, quantum-enhanced sensing with trapped ions
  • evidence of independent contributions to scientific or technical outcomes.

How to apply

Close date: Monday 20 December 2021

Please click here to apply

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$95000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$105000.00 (USD)
Compensation Notes: 
Australian Dollars
Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 20, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Helen Efstathiou
Institution/Company: 
University of Sydney
Street Line 1: 
The University of Sydney
Street Line 2: 
Level 2 (G12) 22 Codrington Street
City: 
Sydney
State/Province: 
New South Wales
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
0086919