Postdoctoral Position in Quantum Systems, Gothenburg, Sweden

Postdoctoral scholarship position in Sweden, Chalmers University

Postdoctoral Position in Quantum Systems: The Department of Microtechnology and Nanoscience at Chalmers University of Technology is seeking a postdoctoral researcher to join the Hybrid Quantum Systems Laboratory. Our focus is on developing cutting-edge quantum technologies for sensing and fundamental physics experiments. This role offers an opportunity to work in a collaborative, innovative environment with state-of-the-art facilities.

Postdoctoral Position in Hybrid Quantum Systems

Designation: Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Area:
Hybrid Quantum Systems, including nanofabrication, optomechanics, and experimental atomic physics.

Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden


  • Ph.D. in Physics, Applied Physics, Nanotechnology, Photonics, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in any of the following areas is beneficial:
    • Experimental atomic physics
    • Optics
    • Photonics
    • Optomechanics
    • Nanofabrication
    • Nanomechanics
    • Cryogenics
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Job Description:
As a postdoctoral researcher, you will lead and conduct experimental research in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing hybrid quantum systems for generating macroscopic quantum states of motion.
  • Coupling a single atom in an optical tweezer to a mechanical oscillator.
  • Advancing the state-of-the-art in nanomechanics, optomechanics, and cavity quantum electrodynamics.
  • Coaching PhD students.
  • Contributing creative ideas and sharing best practices within a collaborative team environment.
  • Ensuring attention to detail, self-motivation, and a commitment to continuous learning and professional growth.

How to Apply:
Submit the following documents:

  1. CV (Please name the document as: CV, Surname, Ref. number) including a complete list of publications and previous teaching and pedagogical experiences.
  2. Personal Letter (Please name the document as: Personal letter, Family name, Ref. number) 1-3 pages introducing yourself, describing your previous research fields and main research results, and outlining your future goals and research focus.
  3. Attested copies of completed education, grades, and other certificates.
  4. Contact information for two references.

Use the button at the foot of the page to reach the application form.

Last Date for Apply: 2024-08-15

For questions, please contact:
Nils Johan Engelsen, Division of Quantum Technology:
Phone: +46 70 852 51 42



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