Are you interested in superconducting devices and quantum technology? We are offering a new job opportunity in the field.
VTT is one of the leading research organizations in Europe and we are operating the largest R&D cleanroom in the Nordic countries, located in Micronova premises, Espoo. We develop innovative enabling technologies and apply them to practical micro- and nanosystems. We work closely with global players in the microelectronics field, including demanding industrial partners. What unites us at VTT are the curiosity, passion of learning and devotion to finding solutions to global challenges and answers to our customers’ needs. You can familiarize with us further by exploring VTT’s research infra through VTT World.
We are looking for an ambitious and results-oriented researcher with a strong background in superconducting quantum circuits. As a researcher at VTT, you will have a key role in the development and testing of new scalable hardware for superconducting quantum computers. You identify and solve problems independently and creatively, while working closely and flexibly with a team of experts. You focus either on the design, fabrication, or characterization aspects of the process, but you understand the big picture and provide input at all stages.
In this position, you have the opportunity to develop cutting-edge hardware for quantum technology in a booming environment. VTT is a member of leading European research projects (OpenSuperQ, QMiCS) as well as national initiatives (e.g. Quantum Technology Finland). Currently, VTT is building Finland’s first quantum computer in partnership with IQM Quantum Computers, with 20.7 million euros granted by the Finnish government for the purpose.
Please note that we currently have more than 10 positions open in Microelectronics and Quantum Technologies team - see full list and read more here!
With us, you wil be responsible for:
Who we are looking for:
Ideally, your background includes the following:
As a person, you strive for excellent results but also prioritize and make pragmatic choices. You are focused and systematic. You contribute to a positive team spirit and prioritize the needs of the team high. You are hard working but you also communicate, collaborate, and delegate effectively. You are eager to work with new topics with open-minded and curious attitude. You are able to bring clarity over complexity and identify the essential bottle necks. In addition, you have the ability and patience to tolerate uncertainty and unexpected outcomes.
What we offer you
Are you an international talent looking for a new opportunity? Read more about benefits of living and working in Finland as well as VTT's support for relocation of the new employees! Please note that VTT will cover the cost of temporary accommodation of two weeks in Finland, travel and removals for permanent employees.
Interested and want to hear more?
Interested and want to know more? Contact Janne Lehtinen for more information by e-mail (email@example.com) or phone (+358 44 577 7978).
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by November 14 2021. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
Apply between 21 October 2021 and 14 November 2021 23:59 (Europe/Helsinki)
Employment type: Full-time, permanent
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
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