Quantum Technologies Postdoctoral Fellow

Quantum Valley Ideas Laboratories is a not-for-profit applied research institution focused on cutting-edge research and development of quantum technologies. Quantum Valley Ideas Laboratories is tackling the ambitious goal of accelerating quantum technologies from proof-of-concept to real-world applicable, commercialized solutions. We are searching for an applied physicist to fill a postdoctoral fellow position.

We are interested in hiring a candidate who wants to work on a scientific team and has a passion for application-driven R&D. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in electrical engineering, optics, physics or a closely related field, and an outstanding record of original published research. The successful applicant will work under a project lead with other staff scientists and engineers. Skills of particular interest are precision measurement; quantum optics, ultra-stable laser systems; optics; fiber optics; photonic integrated circuits and laser spectroscopy of atoms, ions and molecules. A desire to successfully work in a close team environment is required. We value inquisitiveness and creative problem solving above all.

Applicants should provide a full CV (including publications) and a cover letter explaining their interest in the position as well as arrange to have three recommendation letters. Applications will be considered until the position is closed on a running basis.

Quantum Valley Ideas Laboratories is located in the Kitchener-Waterloo area of Canada, in the heart of Canada’s ‘Silicon Valley’, near Toronto. The area has excellent schools, a vibrant community atmosphere, and outstanding local Universities. Quantum Valley Ideas Laboratories offers a competitive compensation and benefits package as well as an exciting, challenging and supportive work atmosphere.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule: Monday to Friday

To apply, please contact James Shaffer at [email protected].

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