The Princeton Quantum Initiative seeks outstanding applicants for the inaugural year of our postdoctoral research program. These highly competitive positions will support research in quantum science and engineering across several departments throughout the university, including physics, electrical engineering, computer science, chemistry, and mechanical engineering. Research areas include foundational quantum science, quantum materials, devices for quantum technologies, and quantum computer science. Appointments will be for one year with the possibility of renewal annually for up to three years total. The starting salary is $65,000. Applicants should have a strong track record of research excellence in a related field, and should have or be approaching a PhD in a related discipline (physics, EE, chemistry, or computer science). Applications must be submitted online at https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/14422. Please include a CV, a brief (1-2 page) statement of research interests including faculty member(s) with whom you would want to work, and contact information for three references. All applications received by December 1, 2019 will be fully considered. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.
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