Institution: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences, Department of Physics, Center for Optical Quantum Technologies
Salary level: EGR. 13 TV-L
Start date: as soon as possible, fixed until 30.06.2027 (This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act [Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG]).
Application deadline: 2023-06-19
Scope of work: full-time position suitable for part-time
Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.
In the project a hybrid quantum computer based on Rydberg atoms in optical traps is realized. The expert searched for here will perform measurements on this hardware, evaluate the results and benchmark the performance with the aim to move atoms dynamically in laser-tweezer-arrays to realize complex logical operations.
A university degree in a relevant field plus doctorate.
Excellent knowledge of quantum physics, and extensive experience in laboratory work with ultracold atoms, lasers, optics and electronics. Excellent skills in analytical thinking, project related work and team-work. Knowledge on the concepts of quantum computers and their possible applications is beneficial.
Reliable remuneration based on wage agreements
Continuing education opportunities
Flexible working hours
Work-life balance opportunities
30 days of vacation per annum
As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference. Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Prof. Dr. Henning Moritz
+49 40 42838-5565
Prof. Dr. Klaus Sengstock
+49 40 42838-5551
Luruper Chaussee 149
Send us your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificate[s] and if necessary ID attesting to your disability or proof of equivalent status) via the online application form only.
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