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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Researcher in quantum photonics

2021-12-03
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Om arbetsgivaren

KTH in Stockholm is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden. No less than one-third of Sweden’s technical research and engineering ...

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical research and learning institution and home to students, researchers and faculty from around the world. Our research and education covers a wide area including natural sciences and all branches of engineering, as well as architecture, industrial management, urban planning, history and philosophy.

Job description

You will develop new quantum microscopes operating at the single photon level for biomedical applications to demonstrate the new function of high resolution, deeper imaging and higher sensitivity with the help of superconducting single photons. The work will combine design and assembly of optical systems as well as testing and validating the systems in collaboration with biomedical scientists. It also includes teaching and supervision of doctoral students.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • The Quantum Nano Photonics group at KTH offers a strong international research environment in quantum technology and is taking part in a large number of European projects. Our group offers exposure to several fields of quantum technology as well as collaborations with top international research groups.
  • A state of the art laboratory with dedicated equipment for experiments at the single photon level.
  • Opportunity to apply quantum optics to life sciences.
  • Work in Stockholm , in close proximity to nature
  • Help to relocate and be settled in Sweden and at KTH

Read more about what it is like to work at KTH

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A doctoral degree or an equivalent foreign degree
  • Experience in developing and leading activities and personal
  • Ability to inform about research and development work
  • Ability to work for the benefit of research result
  • Experience in designing optical systems
  • Experience of optical measurements on biological systems

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience of presentations at bigger international conferences.

As person you have a strong ability of cooperation with colleagues and external partners, and work with a strong independence in your research. You have a knowledge of diversity and equal opportunity issues, with specific focus on gender equality.

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency.

Trade union representatives

You will find contact information to trade union representatives at KTH's webbpage.

Application

Log into KTH's recruitment system in order to apply to this position. You are the main responsible to ensure that your application is complete according to the ad. Your complete application must be received at KTH no later than the last day of application.

Your complete application must be received by KTH no later than the last day of application, midnight CET/CEST (Central European Time/Central European Summer Time). 

About the employment

The employment is valid for a limited time according to the agreement - for up to 2 years, with access according to agreement.

Other information

Striving towards gender equality, diversity and equal conditions is both a question of quality for KTH and a given part of our values.

For information about processing of personal data in the recruitment process please read here.

We firmly decline all contact with staffing and recruitment agencies and job ad salespersons.

Disclaimer: In case of discrepancy between the Swedish original and the English translation of the job announcement, the Swedish version takes precedence

 

Type of employment: Temporary position longer than 6 months
Contract type: Full time
First day of employment: 2021-12-01 or according to agreement
Salary: Individual salary
Number of positions: 1
Working hours: 100%
City: Stockholm
County: Stockholms län
Country: Sweden
Reference number: S-2021-1737
Contact:
  1. Val Zwiller, Professor, E-mail: zwiller@kth.se
Published: 2021-11-24
Last application date: 2021-12-03

Om tjänsten

Titel
Researcher in quantum photonics
Plats
Valhallavägen 79, Sverige
Publicerad
2021-11-23
Sista ansökningsdag
2021-12-03
Befattning
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