Postdoc of Quantum Materials Innovation

We are seeking one or more postdoctoral fellows to investigate novel materials synthesis and fabrication processes for novel qubit platforms. The candidate will be part of a team that is responsible innovation fabrication of qubit processor units and explores novel materials and material combinations with potential for disrupting existing qubit platform technologies.   

The postdoc’s duties will include research within Quantum Materials as well as teaching. The post may also include performance of other duties. 

Description of the scientific environment:
The Center for Quantum Devices is a research center comprising materials research, experimental solid-state physics, quantum nanoelectronics, and condensed matter theory. The Center provides a vibrant scientific environment with cutting-edge research performed across many different groups spread across condensed matter and superconducting qubit experiments with close ties to a strong theory department as well as longstanding collaborations with industry. The work will take place in close collaboration with the newly established NNF Quantum Computing Programme, also located at the Niels Bohr Institute. 

Further information about QDev can be found at

Inquiries about the position can be made to Professor Peter Krogstrup, or Thomas Kanne Nordquist,

The position is open from 1 March 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter. The duration is 1 year with possible extension upon mutual agreement. 

The University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.

Terms of employment
The position is covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff. 
Terms of appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Taxation and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics in the State. 
Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

The application, in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below. 

Please include 

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diplomas (Master and PhD degree or equivalent) 
  • Research plan – description of current and future research plans
  • Complete publication list
  • Separate reprints of 3 particularly relevant papers

The deadline for applications is 5 December 2022, 23:59 GMT + 1

After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee. 

You can read about the recruitment process at

Interviews will be held shortly after the application deadline. 


Part of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU), and among Europe’s top-ranking universities, the University of Copenhagen promotes research and teaching of the highest international standard. Rich in tradition and modern in outlook, the University gives students and staff the opportunity to cultivate their talent in an ambitious and informal environment. An effective organisation – with good working conditions and a collaborative work culture – creates the ideal framework for a successful academic career.


Application deadline: 05-12-2022
Employment start: 01-03-2023
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Niels Bohr Institutet

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