Center for Quantum Information Faculty Openings

Openings of Research Faculty Positions in Laser Engineering, Optical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Directions at CQI, Tsinghua University

 

The Center for Quantum Information (CQI) within the Institute for interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS), headed by the world-famous computer scientist and the Turing Award laureate, Prof. Andrew Chi-Chih Yao at Tsinghua University aims to build a world-class research and education center for Quantum Information and Interdisciplinary Sciences. CQI adopts the management method of top western institutions and provides excellent support for young researchers.

 

CQI currently invites applications for Tenure-Track and Research Faculty positions in Laser Engineering, Optical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Directions. We are developing a large-scale quantum computing system based on trapped ion technology. We’re looking for experienced researchers in Laser Engineering, optical engineering and mechanical engineering. The remuneration package will be very attractive, driven by market competitiveness and individual qualification.


Laser Engineering Research Faculty

Responsibilities:

  • Develop compact laser systems for trapped ion quantum computing, including the optical system design and simulation, electronic control systems.
  • Design and build laser amplifier and laser frequency doubling module.
  • Characterize laser performance (linewidth, beam quality, lifetime, etc.) and validate the long-term stability of the laser systems in dynamic environments
  • Design the integrated laser locking system with high performance
  • Model laser beam propagation with optical design software
  • Manage and document laser system development

Required skills and education:

  • PhD in Optical Engineering/Physics, or equivalent
  • Demonstrated expertise with lasers, optics, opto-mechanics, electro-optics, and acoustic-optics
  • Expertise with narrow-linewidth diode lasers and Laser frequency stabilization
  • Extensive experience in engineering software packages (e.g., Zemax, SolidWorks, and COMSOL)
  • Hands-on experience with optical test equipment
  • Ability to operate and troubleshoot electronic control systems for laser systems

 

Optical Engineering Research Faculty

Responsibilities:

  • Develop the integrated optical system for trapped ion quantum computer, including the optical system design and simulation, performance verification.
  • Full system integration with mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Multi-wavelength, High N.A Optical imaging system design and testing
  • Design the integrated laser locking system with high performance
  • Manage and document optical system development

Required skills and education:

  • PhD in Optical Engineering/Physics, or equivalent
  • Extensive experience in optical simulating tools (Zemax, Oslo, or     equivalent)
  • Gaussian beam and imaging system design
  • Experience working with lasers of various types
  • Basic understanding of feedback control systems

 

Mechanical Engineering Research Faculty
Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical design and packaging of quantum computer components
  • Turn high-level requirements into detailed specifications
  • Design parts and assemblies
  • Manage vendor models
  • Investigate, diagnose, and solve mechanical problems

Required skills and education:

  • BS or MS Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • Outstanding 3D modeling skills (including SolidWorks,Inventor or any CAD software)
  • Hand-on experience in milling, lathe, and CNC operation
  • 3D printer operation
  • Familiarity working with manufacturers and fabricators
  • Ability to estimate costs

Bonus skills:

  •  Mechanical design for electronics (e.g., enclosures, mounting hardware, etc)
  •  Working knowledge of vacuum chambers and optical systems
  • experiences in laser system

 

Contact information:

We invite you to consider the openings in Center for Quantum Information (CQI), Tsinghua University for employment. To be considered for this position, please send your CV to the following email: zichaozhou@mail.tsinghua.edu;

 

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Openings of Tenure-Track Faculty Positions at CQI

The Center for Quantum Information (CQI) within the Institute for interdisciplinary Information Sciences (IIIS), headed by the world-famous computer scientist and the Turing Award laureate, Prof. Andrew Chi-Chih Yao at Tsinghua University aims to build a world-class research and education center for Quantum Information and Interdisciplinary Sciences. CQI adopts the management method of top western institutions and provides excellent support for young researchers.

CQI currently invites applications for Tenure-Track and Research Faculty positions. The interested areas include all directions of quantum information science. People with background in quantum computation and physical implementation of quantum information are particularly encouraged to apply.

The remuneration package will be very attractive, driven by market competitiveness and individual qualification.

Further information is available at /en/. Interested applicants should send a detailed curriculum vita with a publication list, a teaching and research statement, names and contact addresses of 3 to 5 people who can provide reference letters, by email to the following address: iiisrecruit@mail.tsinghua.edu.cn with the subject line": CQI Faculty Application".