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Research Associate / Senior Research Associate in Silicon-based Quantum Computing

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Work type: full time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Post Doctoral Research Associate

The Opportunity

UNSW has multiple positions for Research Associates or Senior Research Associates within the group of Professor Andrea Morello. The group specialises in the development of quantum computing hardware based on the spin of implanted donors, integrated within a silicon nanoelectronic device. Your role will be to conduct research in the field of silicon-based quantum computing.

This role will report to Scientia Professor Andrea Morello and has no direct reports.

  • Salary
    • Research Associate - Level A - $100,318 to $107,299 per annum + 17% superannuation
    • Senior Research Associate – Level B – $112,678 to $132,832 per annum + 17% superannuation
  • Full time
  • Fixed-term contract – 2 to 3 years
  • Location: Kensington – Sydney, Australia

About UNSW

UNSW is currently implementing a ten-year strategy to 2025 and our ambition for the next decade is nothing less than to establish UNSW as Australia’s global university. This position is within the School Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications.

Skills & Experience

Research Associate

  • PhD (or soon to be awarded) in quantum physics, quantum engineering, or related area.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrated track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students.
  • Demonstrated track record in the fabrication of solid-state quantum computing hardware; and/or
  • Demonstrated track record of developing advanced theoretical methods for the analysis and design of quantum computing hardware; and/or
  • Demonstrated track record of performing quantum measurements using high-frequency (including optical), and/or low-noise, and/or cryogenic methods, and programming of the instruments involved in the measurements.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Ability and capacity to implement required UNSW health and safety policies and procedures.

Senior Research Associate

  • PhD in Physics, Quantum Engineering, or related area.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct independent research with limited supervision.
  • Strong track record of publications and conference presentations relative to opportunity.
  • Proven ability to work in a team, collaborate across disciplines and build effective relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate and interact with a diverse range of stakeholders and students.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise honours and postgraduate research students.
  • Demonstrated track record in the fabrication of solid-state quantum computing hardware; and/or
  • Demonstrated track record of developing advanced theoretical methods for the analysis and design of quantum computing hardware; and/or
  • Demonstrated track record of performing quantum measurements using high-frequency (including optical), and/or low-noise, and/or cryogenic methods, and programming of the instruments involved in the measurements.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Ability and capacity to implement required UNSW health and safety policies and procedures.

Additional details about the specific responsibilities for these positions can be found in the position description.

To Apply: Please click the apply now button and submit your CV, Cover Letter and Responses to the Skills and Experience. Please note applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed below.

Contact:

Eugene Aves – Talent Acquisition Consultant

E: eugene.aves@unsw.edu.au

Applications close: 11:50 pm (Sydney time) on Monday, 17 October 2022

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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