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There are a number of exceptional opportunities for people to join the Center and research the frontiers of Quantum Science. Join us in revolutionizing quantum materials and devices, and applying quantum tools to search for physics beyond the standard model.


No current SQMS postings, but see for other Fermilab jobs


Temple University


A postdoctoral associate position in the field of experimental condensed matter is available in the Scanning Probe Microscopy Group ( ) in the Physics Department at Temple University.

The successful candidate is expected to work for the Superconducting Quantum Materials and System (SQMS) Center ( Areas of research include qubit technologies based on superconducting circuits and cavities.

The ideal candidate is expected to have a solid background in condensed matter physics with a PhD level qualification in Physics or a related area. Prior experience with scanning probe techniques, UHV and cryogenics would be a significant advantage. Furthermore, the candidate is expected to have demonstrated strong oral and written communications skills.  The ability to be an excellent team player, to present reports at meetings or conferences and prepare manuscripts for publication is essential. 

Required Minimum Qualifications:  PhD in Physics, Materials Science, or related field.

The salary will be commensurate with experience. The position is for one year and extendable by an additional three years, depending upon performance. The position remains open until filled.

Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to achieving a diverse community (AA,EOE,M/F/D/V). Applications from women and underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit via Academic Jobs Online:

1.     Cover Letter

2.     Curriculum Vitae

3.     Research Statement

4.     Publication List

5.     Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers)

For general information about this position, please contact Maria Iavarone