Research Fellow, Centre for Quantum Technologies

Monday, 19 April 2021
End of advertisement period
Wednesday, 19 May 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Description

The quantum circuits research and engineering workgroup (qcrew) is a new research team in the Centre for Quantum Technologies ( in Singapore. We focus on building interesting and impactful quantum devices using superconducting microwave circuits information processing. The team is led by Assistant Professor Yvonne Gao. Yvonne earned her Ph.D from Yale in the Schoelkopf group in 2018 and has been awarded the prestigious National Research Foundation Fellowship in 2019 to start her own team in Singapore. To learn more about Yvonne and the qcrew, please visit

Job description:

  • Lead the fabrication effort for the team to develop robust recipes for making superconducting devices, such as qubits, amplifers, resonators, etc. in house.
  • Train junior members of the team on the relevant processes and techniques.
  • Lead the development of novel elements in superconducting circuits and implement the necessary preliminary fabrication tests
  • Design characterisation protocols and techniques to effectively probe the key characteristics of quantum devices

Job Requirements

  • Solid foundation of quantum mechanics and condensed matter physics
  • Strong Ph.D track record in experimental physics
  • Extensive experience in fabricating superconducting devices including quantum amplifiers and various types of qubits
  • Motivated to tackle challenging problems and take up leadership responsibilities
  • Good command of English and communication skills

Duration of Contract: up to 1 year (subject to funding availability and performance appraisal)

Interested applicants are invited to send a covering letter specifying their research interests and experience, their latest Curriculum Vitae (including complete list of publications/ presentations) and contacts of three references to

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

More Information

Location: Kent Ridge Campus
Organization: Centre for Quantum Technologies
Department: Centre for Quantum Technologies
Employee Referral Eligible: No

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