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Experimental Quantum Information Scientist (Experienced) - Onsite

Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
Depending on Experience
Posting live until
31 Jul 2024

Job Details


We are seeking an experimental physicist or engineer to pursue world-leading research in semiconductor quantum systems with applications in quantum information science. The research will involve the characterization and operation of spin qubits in silicon and related materials, where the candidate will develop and utilize knowledge of quantum information processing, qubit control, semiconductor device physics, microwave electronics, and cryogenics to solve complex problems.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

  • Operate, characterize, and analyze semiconductor-based quantum devices and qubits at dilution refrigerator temperatures.

  • Design and execute experiments aimed at understanding specific physical phenomena relevant to semiconductor quantum dots and spin qubits.

  • Work as a team on large-scale projects as part of a fast-paced technically challenging research organization.

  • Conduct original research in quantum information science while also supporting internal research teams and milestones.

  • Communicate results in multiple venues.

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.

*The Sandia job code title for this position is R&D Physics

Salary Range:

$109,300 - $217,400

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.


Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, biotechnology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.

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