Quantum Computing Postdoctoral Fellow, Berkeley, CA, USA

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Quantum Computing Postdoctoral Fellow: Join Lawrence Berkeley National Lab’s (LBNL) Applied Mathematics and Computational Research Division as a Quantum Computing Postdoctoral Fellow. In this role, you will spearhead research focused on advancing programming models, software tools, error mitigation, and algorithms to enable quantum simulation for DOE science domains. Your contributions will involve the development of open-source software tools, primarily in Python, for optimal algorithm implementation on quantum computers. You’ll also be engaged in simulating physical hardware, publishing research findings, and contributing to conferences.

Designation: Postdoctoral Fellow

Research Area: Quantum Computing and Algorithm Development

Location: Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA, USA


  • PhD degree in chemistry, physics, applied mathematics, or a relevant field.
  • Demonstrated experience in quantum computing, related algorithm development, and software.
  • Proficiency in Python programming.
  • Strong collaborative and communication skills.

Job Description: As a Quantum Computing Postdoctoral Fellow at LBNL, your responsibilities include:

  • Developing efficient algorithms for quantum simulations.
  • Implementing algorithms in open-source quantum computing software tools.
  • Advancing software tools for optimal quantum source code.
  • Participating in interdisciplinary teams to design and execute hardware simulations.
  • Publishing research results in peer-reviewed journals and conferences.

Additional Responsibilities (as needed):

  • Excellent presentation skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Programming skills in C/C++.

How to Apply: To apply for this position, please send your application, including a CV, to the provided email address: sam.brown@biology.gatech.edu.

Last Date for Apply: Open until positions are filled.


  • This is a full-time, 2-year postdoctoral appointment with the possibility of renewal based on performance, fund availability, and operational needs. Applicants should have less than 3 years of paid postdoctoral experience.
  • Salary for Postdoctoral positions depends on years of experience post-degree and is based on a step schedule per union contract.
  • Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, CA, USA.

About Lawrence Berkeley National Lab: Berkeley Lab is committed to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accountability (IDEA) and strives to continue building community with these shared values and commitments. It is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, welcoming applications from diverse candidates. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.



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