Research Engineer in Electrical Engineering/Cryogenics at Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen and the Center for Quantum Devices University of Copenhagen, Niels Bohr Institute Denmark

Research Engineer in Electrical Engineering/Cryogenics at Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen and the Center for Quantum Devices


MICROSOFT QUANTUM COPENHAGEN and Center for Quantum Devices at the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen are looking for a Research Engineer with a background in ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING or CRYOGENICS. The successful candidate will be a part of a team that designs and maintains electronics and cryogenic instruments for experimental quantum computing research.  


The position  

The successful candidate will have the following tasks: 

  • Design microwave/analog electronics for cryogenics. 

  • Maintain state-of-the-art electronics and cryogenic equipment 

  • Assemble and debug RF/microwave setups 

  • Assemble various electronic devices  

  • Maintain an organized and efficient lab working environment 


It is also possible for the candidate to participate in: 

  • PCB design 

  • FPGA programming 

  • Software development 


The position is open from 1 June 2019 or by arrangement.  


The candidate  

We expect that the successful candidate 

  • Has a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering/Cryogenics or Experimental Physics.  

  • Has hands-on experience with microwave/analog electronics or cryogenics. 

  • Has strong organizational skills to manage several multi-disciplinary projects at the same time. 


Microsoft Quantum is a large collaborative project between Microsoft and top universities in the USA, Denmark, Netherlands and Australia. The main goal of the project is to build a topological quantum computer. You can read more about it at  


The Center for Quantum Devices at the University of Copenhagen ( comprises a large group of ambitious experimentalists, theorists, engineers and technicians exploring coherent quantum effects in advanced solid-state electronic devices. 


For enquiries please contact Senior Hardware Developer at Microsoft Quantum Copenhagen Ruben Grigoryan or Assistant Professor Karl David Petersson   


Terms of appointment and payment  

The position is at the University of Copenhagen. The duration is one year with the possibility of extension.   
Salary, pension and terms of employment are according to the Agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The minimum salary is AC level 4 (25.552,08 kr/month + 17,1% pension). It may be possible to negotiate a personal qualification supplement. 



Applicants are requested to submit their applications electronically. Apply by clicking "Apply online".  

Please send an application that describes your background and research interests. Please include a CV and academic transcript with your application. 


The deadline for applications is 15 April 2019, 23:59 GMT +2


As an equal opportunities employer, the University of Copenhagen invites applications from all interested candidates, regardless of gender, age, religion or ethnic origin.  

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