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Quantum Scientist – Experimental Quantum Optics
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, Maryland
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Date Posted November 12, 2019
Employment Type Full-time
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Description 

Quantum Scientist – Experimental Quantum Optics-22377 


Position Description


Are you a Quantum Scientist with experimental quantum optics expertise focused on the light matter interactions of either atomic or solid-state systems like optical quantum dots or NV-diamond?
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 to define the state of the art in quantum research!
As a Quantum Scientist at APL you will...

•Contribute to and help lead an experimental research effort in quantum sensing.

•Cultivate new programs by identifying emerging opportunities and challenges with a focus on exploiting quantum effects.
•Support ongoing programs in quantum information science.




You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

•Have a PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or a closely related field. 
•Have significant experimental optics experience with individual or ensembles of atoms (or artificial atoms).
•Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Have a demonstrated record of research accomplishment and publications in the field of quantum science.
•Are willing to occasionally travel to sponsor sites, conferences and workshops. 
•Are able to obtain TS/SCI level security clearance. If selected, 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.


You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...


•Have significant experience modeling multi-level, multi-atom, light-matter interactions.
•Have a record of significant contributions on team-oriented projects pursuing highly complex objectives. 
•Have experience with related quantum systems such as superconducting qubit experimental platforms
•Have experience collaborating closely with theorists.
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.
APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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