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Quantum Information Scientist
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, Maryland
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Date Posted February 04, 2020
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Description 

Quantum Information Scientist-18665 


Position Description

Are you a Quantum Information Scientist with expertise in quantum information science?


Do you want to work on a broad set of projects with a vibrant team of experimental and theoretical physicists?  


If so, we are looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.


At APL, you will not only be able to collaborate with people defining the state of the art, but can also work with government to define the direction of research in the years to come!


As a Quantum Information Scientist at APL you will...


  • Perform independent research and cultivate new programs by identifying emerging opportunities and challenges with a focus on quantum control and noise characterization, quantum algorithm development, quantum error correction, or quantum architectures. (50%)
  • Support ongoing programs in quantum information science by making immediate contributions to efforts exploiting quantum control for noise characterization, measurement, and sensing.  (50%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.



You meet our minimum qualifications if you...

  • Have a PhD in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or a closely related field. 
  • Have significant experience in Quantum Information Science.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have a demonstrated record of research accomplishment and publications in the field of quantum information science.
  • Are willing to occasionally travel to sponsor sites, conferences and workshops. 

You meet our desired qualifications if you...

  • Have a record of significant contributions on team-oriented projects pursuing highly complex objectives. 
  • Have experience in both quantum information theory and software development. 
  • Have experience collaborating closely with experimentalists.

Security: This position requires that you successfully complete the TS/SCI w/ Fullscope Polygraph process.  You will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site atwww.jhuapl.edu.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Primary Location

 *United States-*Maryland-*Laurel 


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