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Post-doctoral position in development of gatable superconducting materials by Molecular Beam Epitaxy at the Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Center for Quantum Devices is a basic research center supported by the Danish National Research Foundation, comprising materials research, experimental physics, nanoelectronics and condensed matter theory. Microsoft Quantum – Copenhagen (Station Q) is a research center sponsored by Microsoft Research aimed at developing topological quantum information processing hardware.
 
The position 
The Center for Quantum Devices and Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen (Station Q), announces the opening of a Postdoc position to develop hybrid epitaxial semiconductor-magnetic-superconductor materials for novel quantum electronic structures. The project work will involve bottom-up nano-structured crystal growth by Molecular Beam Epitaxy, structural and electronic characterization, with the overarching goal of making low dimensional components for quantum information processing.  
 
Information about QDev can be found at qdev.dk. Information about Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen can be found at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/group/microsoft-quantum-copenhagen/  
 
The position is open from February 1st, 2018 or by arrangement. 
 
The candidate 
The successful applicant, who should have a strong background in physics or material science, and preferably in semiconductor crystal growth, will work as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Copenhagen.  
 
For inquiries, contact: Peter Krogstrup, krogstrup@nbi.dk 
 
Terms of appointment and payment 
The Postdoc position has a duration of two year with the possibility of extension. Salary, pension and terms of employment are in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and The Academics Central organization.  Currently, starting salaries are about 28,879.08 DKK per month for postdocs - plus full benefits including pension. The position is open for candidates of all nationalities.
 
Application 
Applicants are requested to submit their applications electronically. Apply by clicking "Apply online". 
Please send an application that describes your background and research interests. Enclose CV with publication list, short description of your work relevant to the research field (e.g. thesis), and names and contact information on preferably three scientific referees.  The candidates should include a certified list of university courses and grades. 
 
Application deadline: January 1st, 2018 
 
As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or ethnic origin. 
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Application deadline: 01-01-2018
Employment start: 01-02-2018
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Niels Bohr Insitutet

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