Research Fellow in Quantum Physics

Royal Institute of Technology

Research Fellow in Quantum Physics

Job description

The section for Quantum and Nanophysics is looking for Masters students to carry out summer laboratory work and assist in research in quantum technology. The successful students will work closely with PhD students and Post docs in the section. Tasks can include assisting in simulation, design, micro and nanofabrication, cryogenic and microwave and optical measurement techniques, and data analysis. Areas of research include quantum communication, computation, and sensing.

What we offer

  • Employment 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
  • Hands on experience with advanced equipment and experimental physics.
  • Training in advanced measurement and nano-fabrication techniques



  • You should be admitted to first or second-level cycle education at a  Swedish university 

Preferred qualifications

  • Student at KTH
  • A Masters student with successful completion of courses in Quantum Technology and Advanced Quantum Physics

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency. 

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About the employment 

The employment is intended to be carried between June 1 and August 31. The exact weeks that you work during this time period will be negotiated. The position It is intended as a summer job for Masters students, offering employment to assist in laboratory research during the summer break in their course work. Employment will be offered to qualified candidates as positions become available.

The employment is valid for a limited time according to the agreement - for up to 3 months, with access according to agreement.


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About KTH

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. Read more here

Type of employment

Temporary position

Contract type


Full-time equivalent

50 %

First day of employment

According to agreement


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David B Haviland