: We are seeking a Postdoctoral Appointee focused in the areas of physical modeling of semiconductor quantum devices\. Key functions of this role include but are not limited to: + Perform research in the areas of device physics, effective mass theory, atomistic tight\-binding and similar techniques related to modeling semiconductor qubits\.+ Work under the guidance of, and in collaboration with accomplished experts in quantum information science and in modeling of materials as quantum systems+ Interact with an experimental team investigating aspects of quantum information processing\. Required: + PhD, conferred within 5 years prior to employment, in physics, chemistry, materials science, electrical engineering, or related discipline+ Experience with semiconductor device physics, electronic structure theory, or AMO physics+ Experience with programming and performing numerical simulations of quantum systems+ Ability to obtain and maintain a DoE Q clearance Desired: + Familiarity with semiconductor fabrication processes+ Experience working with experimentalists+ Experience with quantum information processing such as quantum algorithm development, tomography, quantum error correction, and/or fault\-tolerant quantum computing+ Scientific programming for high performance parallel computing, including expertise with MPI\-based parallel programming+ Developing both classical and quantum algorithms for simulating quantum systems+ Experience making effective technical presentations and interacting with customers and partner institutions Department Description: The Non\-conventional Computing Technologies department \(1425\) pursues foundational research and development of: + non\-conventional approaches to energy\-efficient, classical digital computing, both multi\-user systems and special\-purpose, embedded systems+ quantum information processors that will provide exponential speed\-ups for selected computational problems+ novel computers such as neuro\-inspired designs that can execute neuromorphic algorithms with great facility \(in collaboration with the Data Driven and Neuromorphic Computing department, 1462\) About Sandia: Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs: + Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide+ Extraordinary co\-workers+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\* _World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov \*These benefits vary by job classification\. Security Clearance: Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\. Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\. Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\. EEO Statement: Equal opportunity employer/Disability/Vet/GLBT : This postdoctoral position is a temporary position for up to one year, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to five additional years\. The PhD must have been conferred within five years prior to employment\. Individuals in postdoctoral positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance\.
Sandia National Laboratories is the nation's premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation with major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We are a world-class team of scientists, engineers, technologists, post docs, and visiting researchers all focused on cutting-edge technology, ranging from homeland defense, global security, bio...technology, and environmental preservation to energy and combustion research, computer security, and nuclear defense. To learn more, please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Manager for the Semiconductor Device Sciences Department for the Albuquerque facility. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.
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