Microsoft Technical Postdoctoral Fellow in nanofabrication and device design toward quantum information technology

Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen is a research center sponsored by Microsoft Research aimed at developing topological quantum information processing hardware. Information about Station Q can be found at
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. Information about QDev can be found at
The position  
The Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen are seeking applications for technical postdoc position for the experimental implementation of solid state quantum information systems. Applicants should have a PhD in Physics or related topics with relevant experimental experience. Research involves device design, nanofabrication with a variety of state-of-the-art cleanroom tools, and device testing, material characterization and related activities, working with a team of researchers, students, and faculty.
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).
The position is open from 1 May, 2019, or by arrangement. The position is available for a 2-year period.
Inquiries about the position can be made to Principal Investigator, Charles Marcus (
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 minimum 398K DKK including annual supplement plus additional pension contribution minimum 68K DKK. Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
Please send an application that describes your background and research interests.
The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.
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).
The deadline for applications is 15 Febuary 2019, 23:59 GMT + 1
As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion, or ethnic origin.
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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Post expires on Friday February 15th, 2019