Open positions: Research Associate or Senior Research Associate in Quantum Communications at Bristol University, UK

Applications are invited for research engineer / physicist positions available at the Centre for Quantum Photonics (CQP) in the Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering and H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory at the University of Bristol. The role will conduct R&D in quantum communication and cryptography systems as part of the £24M EPSRC-funded Quantum Technologies Hub in Quantum Communications. Information about how to apply may be found under job number ACAD102663 at

PostDoc positions, Sensing with color centers in diamond, Saarland University, Germany

Our research group focuses on scanning probe sensing using color centers in diamond. Using these novel atom-sized nano-sensors, we aim to establish new near-field sensing techniques as well as magnetic sensing. Please find the detailed job description here. More information at:


3 Hardware and Software Engineer positions at Oxford HighQ, Oxford, UK

Oxford HighQ is a young spin-out from the University of Oxford developing the next generation of sensors based on nanophotonics tools. We are currently advertising 3 engineers positions (2 photonics hardware and 1 embedded systems). More information on these opportunities can be found at:

tenure track program – WISE (Women in Science Excel) at AMOLF, Netherlands

AMOLF is keen to attract outstanding scholars who are eager to start their own research line in an institute that offers a scientifically inspiring collaborative environment, state-of-the-art infrastructure and an interdisciplinary research program. As the tenure track fellowship is facilitated by the  NWO WISE program, applications for the position need to be made through the NWO  “Women in Science Excel” program website. Further information about the program, the application requirements and deadline are listed on
Candidates who are interested to explore the opportunity of this WISE call, are invited to contact the AMOLF director () or any of the pertinent research theme leaders (biophysics – , designer matter – , photovoltaics – , nanophotonics – ) before applying, to discuss the research plan, the tenure-track start up package we can provide (in addition to the provisions of the WISE call itself), and to explain further the type of research environment that one can find at AMOLF.


Grenoble doctoral programs for Quantum Engineering

The Quantum Engineering Grenoble program from Université Grenoble-Alpes and the Grenoble Quantum Engineering  European COFUND program will offer 20 PhD positions over 3 calls (autumn 2017, spring 2018, autumn 2018). The deadline for the next call is 2017, October 5th. More details can be found at

The GreQue doctoral programme is Marie Slodowska Curie Action supported by the European Union. Click here for the call announcement. The QuEnG doctoral programme is funded by the Idex-UGA and aims to foster a pluridisciplinary ecosystem for quantum technologies. Click here for the call announcement. The LANEF doctoral programme is a three year programme to support PhD training of excellent students. Click here for the call announcement.

Open PostDoc Position in Diamond Sensing, University of Saarland, Germany

The position will focus on scanning probe sensing with diamond nanostructures. The successful candidate should be interested in working on fabricating and optimizing the nanostructures as well as investigating single color centers in diamond including spectroscopy, spin physics and sensing. More information at:


Postdoctoral research associate position at QET Labs in Bristol

In the Quantum Dot group at QET Labs (Quantum Engineering Technology Labs) in Bristol, we have a new opening for a postdoctoral researcher working on efficient quantum dot single photon sources. *We would like to interview suitable candidates with experimental expertise in quantum dot or quantum emitter spectroscopy and measurements (essential), with potentially some basic skills in fabrication (desirable)* Applications may be made at any time via the University of Bristol jobs webpage using Job Number ACAD101619, however, we strongly suggest informal enquiries be made before application. Please contact both Ruth Oulton ( ) and John Rarity ().

Lectureship in Advanced Photonics at King’s College London

The Department of Physics is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Advanced Photonics to undertake internationally leading research in the area of optics and photonic technologies and take a lead role in the delivery of high-quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The post is open in all areas of nanophotonics complimentary to our activities, particularly in opto-mechanics, ultrafast optics and spectroscopy and photonic materials for energy. Please find more detailed information at:

Postdoc position at the University of Warwick, UK

Applications are invited for one Postdoctoral Research Assistant to study mechanisms of energy transport in multi-chromophore systems in the quantum information science group of Dr. Animesh Datta. Further details about the research group can be obtained at

Closing date: April 21, 2017, Interview date: Mid May

Informal inquiries can be made to Dr. Animesh Datta ().

Grenoble doctoral programmes for Quantum Engineering

We invite outstanding students to join our doctoral programmes, training the next generation of quantum engineers: The GreQue doctoral programme is Marie Slodowska Curie Action supported by the European Union. It will provide the laureates with a double training involving fundamental research in top-level laboratories and strong industrial exposure through internships within our network of industrial partners. Click here for the call announcement. The QuEnG doctoral programme is funded by the Idex-UGA and aims to foster a pluridisciplinary ecosystem for quantum technologies. The laureates will pursue high-level research at the interface between physics, mathematics, computer sciences, social sciences, humanities, or with industrial coaching. Click here for the call announcement. If eligibility criteria are met, students are invited to apply to both programmes. Deadline for the first call: 2017, April 10, 11:59 (CET)