Research Fellow, Alexander Ling Group

25 Jan 2021
End of advertisement period
25 Feb 2021
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: SG

Company: National University of Singapore

Job Description The Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) is a research centre of excellence at the National University of Singapore doing cutting-edge theoretical and experimental science.  CQT is located on the campus of the National University of Singapore and offers a friendly, international work environment. Learn more about CQT at

CQT is working on satellite-based quantum communications and has an open position for a Research Rellow to support development efforts of a space-based quantum light source.

The quantum light source will produce polarisation-entangled photons and will be compatible with nano-satellite systems. This light source will be used for in-orbit demonstrations of satellite-based quantum communications.

The successful candidate will participate in the assembly, integration and testing of the light source in relevant environments, and take part in the iterative design and refinement of the light source design.

Job Requirements

  1. Successfully completed a PhD training program with awarded PhD in Physics
  2. Experience with design and assembly of space-based quantum optics
  3. Able to work independently and multi-task
  4. Self-motivated and able to work in a team and multi-task

Remuneration will commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

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 : Alexander Ling Group

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