• The Regents of the University of Colorado
  • Boulder , CO
  • Education - Post Secondary
  • Full-Time
  • 670 Logan Mill Rd

The Quantum Processing Group in the Quantum Electromagnetics Division at NIST seeks a Postdoctoral Associate. This position will collaborate with an MBE group to design, fabricate, and measure low loss epitaxial materials into superconducting microwave resonators and qubits. A strong nanofabrication background and experience with low temperature measurement and device design is required. Materials science knowledge is an asset.

Who We Are

The Professional Research Experience Program (PREP) is a special partnership between the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the University of Colorado Boulder. PREP provides research opportunities to CU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as researchers with a Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD in NIST labs to gain research experience alongside NIST scientists.

What We Can Offer

The annual salary range for this position is market-based, highly competitive, and will be based upon relevant background and experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

  • PhD in Physics, Electrical Engineering, or an equivalent field.
  • What We Would Like You To Have

  • Expertise in superconducting quantum computing or a willingness and strong drive to develop the expertise is preferred.
  • Special Instructions

    To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Letter of recommendation (non-confidential)
  • This position will remain open until filled.

    Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

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    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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