Job summary

One or more postdoctoral fellowships for a period of 2 years is available at the Center for Quantum Devices - Station Q Copenhagen to investigate small systems of semiconductor spin qubits to implement quantum error correction and a logical qubit made from an assembly of physical qubits. Research involves experimental design, fabrication of submicron devices, and associated electronics, radio-frequency measurement in a dilution refrigerator, data analysis, and scientific writing. Candidate should have a PhD in experimental physics (condensed matter or quantum optics) and experience with microwave electronics and cryogenics. Familiarity with quantum information will also be helpful.

The candidate should have a PhD in experimental physics or related disciplines, extensive experience in nanofabrication of electronic devices, and ideally, familiarity with semiconductor physics and quantum information.

More information about QDev and the Microsoft Station Q collaboration can be found at Inquiries about the position can be made to Charles Marcus ( or Ferdinand Kuemmeth (

Start date is February 2016 or as soon as possible.

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 405,501 including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 69,341). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

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

The application requires:
-       Curriculum vitae,
-       Transcript or indication of PhD coursework (Finalists will need to submit an official transcript),
-       Description of current research and future aspirations,
-       List of publications,
-       Contact information for three references.

The deadline for applications is 1 December 2015.

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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