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2022 Postdoc Positions

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  • Condensed matter experiment and theory,
  • Atomic, molecular and optical experiment and theory,
  • Materials science,
  • Nanoscience,
  • Quantum information science,
  • And other fields.

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Field Location PI Deadline Notes
Quantum Many-Body Physics University of Leeds, UK Zlatko Papic 15 January
Theory of non-equilibrium quantum materials and devices IST Austria Maksym Serbyn Open until filled
Theory of quantum many-body systems out of equilibrium IST Austria Maksym Serbyn Open until filled
Condensed Matter Theory and Materials Science UC Merced and LBNL Beth Nowadnick, Sinead Griffin Open until filled
Theoretical Condensed Matter and Quantum Information Science National University of Singapore (NUS) Wen Wei Ho Open until filled
theoretical condensed matter physics or quantum information Northeastern University, Boston, MA Yizhi You Open until filled Apply at
Materials Design with Machine Learning SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Yu Lin open until filled Research associate position open. Apply at
theoretical condensed matter physics or quantum information Rice University Kevin Slagle Jan 3 (until filled) Apply at
theoretical chemistry/chemical physics/condensed matter theory University of California San Diego Joel Yuen-Zhou Open until filled Three positions: polaritons, quantum dynamics, spectroscopy, quantum information,
theoretical/computational condensed matter physics University of Tennessee, Knoxville Yang Zhang Open unitil filled Two positions,
Condensed matter experiments: scanning probe microscopy and 2D materials Rice University Yonglong Xie Open until filled Starting date as early as July 2023. email for more details.
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics: 2D superconductors University of Wyoming Jifa Tian Open until filled Apply at
Condensed Matter Theory Arizona State University Antia Botana, Onur Erten Dec. 1 Apply at
Quantum Information / Condensed Matter Theory UT Austin Scott Aaronson, Nick Hunter-Jones, Matteo Ippoliti Dec. 1 2022 Two positions. Apply at
Ultrafast optics and Nanophotonics NIST Amit Agrawal Open until filled Ultrafast optics; nanophotonics; integrated photonics; metasurfaces; nanofabrication;
Quantum Condensed Matter Theory Pennsylvania State University CMT group Nov 15 (until filled) (broad search, multiple positions)
Condensed Matter Theory University of Cambridge Robert-Jan Slager December 2 [until filled]
Condensed Matter Experiment: ultrafast control of quantum materials Cornell University Ankit Disa Open until filled Opening for postdoc with experience in ultrafast/nonlinear optics and/or THz/magneto-optical spectroscopy, . E-mail and see for more information. Applicants from Germany highly encouraged (can be sponsored for Feodor Lynen Fellowship).
Quantum Technology (Sensing, imaging); Intelligent Quantum Optics and Meta-Photonics Syracuse University Pankaj Jha Open until filled Research experience in one of the following areas: (i) quantum optics and nanophotonics, (ii) atomic, molecular, and optical (AMO) physics. Experience with low temperature and cryogenic systems (4K), single-photon sources and detectors, nanofabrication and materials characterization, time-resolved spectroscopy, confocal microscopy. Email: (
Condensed Matter Experiment: Emergent Electronic Phenomena in 2D Materials Institute of Science and Technology Austria (ISTA) Hryhoriy Polshyn Open until filled Postdoc position(s), opened until filled, email,
Theoretical Physics and Topological Phenomena Stockholm University Emil Bergholtz Nov. 1, 2022 Topics flexible including e.g. moiré materials, strongly interacting systems, photonics and non-Hermitian physics. To apply, visit or email for information
Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter/AMO Virginia Tech Vito Scarola Open until filled Opening for a postdoc to model quantum many-body states in overlapping areas of AMO and quantum condensed matter. To apply, visit or email for information
Nanophotonics, Cavity-Enhanced Spectroscopy, and Quantum Optics University of Wisconsin Madison Randall Goldsmith Open until filled Openings for Postdocs and Long-term Staff Scientist. Information here, Contact
Condensed Matter Experimental Caltech CMP Group - Experimental Deadline November 13, 2022 Open. Apply at
Condensed Matter Theory National High Magnetic Field Laboratory Condensed matter theory group Nov 15, 2022 (until filled) Open. Details at
All directions, including condensed matter theory and experiment Johns Hopkins University Fellowship for Multiple groups Nov 1, 2022 (until filled)
Condensed Matter Theory Caltech CMP Group - Theory Deadline November 15, 2022 Open. Apply at
Quantum condensed matter theory University of California, Santa Cruz Condensed matter theory group Dec 1 2022 for full consideration (open until filled) Open on September 6 2022 at
Condensed Matter and Materials Theory Université Paris-Saclay Benjamin Wieder Dec. 12, 2022 for full consideration (open until filled)
Trapped molecular ions (Experiment) Amherst College David Hanneke open until filled Details in online application and group website.
Theoretical cold atom/quantum information University of Texas at Dallas Chuanwei Zhang open until filled details could be found at Send CV to
Magneto-Optical Spectroscopy of 2D Heterostructures George Mason University Patrick Vora open until filled Open position in 2D heterostructure assembly and magneto-optical spectroscopy. Please send CV and cover letter to
Computational Condoned Matter and Materials Physics University of Alabama at Birmingham Cheng-Chien Chen open until filled Open position to model rare-earth materials under extreme pressure with advanced first-principles techniques. See
Computational materials physics - first principles calculations University of California, Merced Elizabeth Nowadnick open until filled Open position on frustrated magnetism and spin liquids. For more information and to apply, see
Theoretical Quantum Optics (for Quantum Information Processing) National Research Council Canada Khabat Heshami open until filled Open position to explore theoretical approaches in quantum optics in enhancing generation of quantum error-correcting states, see
Quantum gases experiment, ICFO, Barcelona Leticia Tarruell Open until filled
Condensed Matter Experiment Purdue University Leonid Rokhinson open until filled Open position to study topological superconductivity and non-Abelian excitations, see
Condensed Matter Theory ISSP, The University of Tokyo Takashi Oka June 3, 2022 Open- - contact
2D quantum materials and devices: fabrication and experiment Montana State University, MonArk Quantum Foundry Nick Borys March 31, 2022 (until filled) OPEN - Application portal - contact and visit the MonArk NSF Quantum Foundry web site ( for more information.
2D quantum materials theory University of Arkansas, MonArk Quantum Foundry Salvador Barraza-Lopez, Martin Mosquera (until filled) OPEN. Please apply at
Condensed Matter Theory University of Alabama at Birmingham Fei Xue Open until filled Open
Nanophotonics (Experiment) NIST Gaithersburg, MD A. Agrawal March 1, 2022 (until filled) The Ultrafast Nano-Optics Lab at NIST is seeking a postdoctoral researcher. The candidate will assist in design, nanofabrication and/or measurements of integrated nanophotonic and metasurface devices operating in the visible and infrared spectral range for a range of applications. Prior experience in the field of ultrafast and nonlinear optics, metasurfaces, integrated nanophotonics, and/or nanofabrication is a plus. Please send CV to Dr. Amit Agrawal at
Condensed matter (Experiment and Theory) University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Multiple Groups March 10, 2022 (until filled) Two positions available, one in experiment and one in theory.
AMO (Experiment and Theory) University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK Multiple Groups March 15, 2022 (until filled) Two positions available, one in experiment and one in theory.
Thermodynamics of Active Matter Sorbonne Université & Université de Paris L. Cugliandolo, J. Tailleur, F. van Wijland 01/04/2022 A postdoctoral position will open next Fall in Paris to work on the thermodynamic properties of active systems, under the joint supervision of Leticia Cugliandolo, Julien Tailleur and Frédéric van Wijland, funded by the ANR research grant THEMA. We are looking for a motivated and independent scientist trained in nonequilibrium statistical mechanics, familiar with analytical and numerical methods.
The starting date is flexible and local funding is available to support standard IT and travel requirements.
We will start reviewing applications as of April 1st, 2022 (interested candidates should send a CV including a list of publications to The position will remain open until filled.
Quantum computer algorithms for applications in AMO or high-energy physics Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (+DESY Zeuthen), Germany A. Saenz, K. Jansen, C. Issever 13.02.2022
Quantum many-body physics; Quantum optics; Quantum Materials. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Hui Deng Open until filled Open
Nonlinear and quantum optics (experiment) The Pennsylvania State University Mikael Rechtsman Open until filled Postdoc position(s), opened until filled, email
Quantum information (experiment) The University of Rochester John Nichol Open until filled Postdoc position(s), opened until filled, email,
2D Quantum Material Spectroscopy and Devices Oregon State University Matt W. Graham December 15 2022 (to apply)
AMO/quantum many-body theory University of Oklahoma, Norman Campus Bihui Zhu Open until filled (Dec. 15, 2022 for full consideration)
Quantum Information Science; Out-of-equilibrium quantum systems (Theory) University of Massachusetts Lowell Archana Kamal Open until filled email:; group webpage:
Correlated and topological quantum materials (Experiment) Oak Ridge National Laboratory Hu Miao open until filled email:; webpage:
Quantum Materials, Photoemission spectroscopy (experiment) The Pennsylvania State University Heike Pfau open until filled Postdoc position, email:, website:
Experiments with cold atoms in optical lattices The Pennsylvania State University David Weiss open until filled postdoc positions available,
Non-equilibrium many-body physics, quantum information theory New York University Dries Sels open until filled Two positions available; please apply at
Quantum Materials Spectroscopy (multiple positions are possible – synthesis, scattering, optics, ESR, bulk and molecular magnetism) Georgia Tech Martin Mourigal (Physics), Henry La Pierre (Chemistry) open until filled email:
Quantum Information and Computer Science - QuICS Hartree Postdoctoral Fellowships QuICS, University of Maryland, College Park QuICS Dec. 1, 2022 for full consideration (until filled) Applications should be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline at Please indicate interest in “HPF.”
AMO experiment Purdue University Qiyu Liang open until filled open
Experimental Condensed Matter Physics - Neutron Scattering University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Min Gyu Kim open until filled email: ;
Condensed Matter Theory University of Tennessee Ruixing Zhang open until filled Please send CV to; Group homepage:
Condensed Matter and Materials Theory - First-Principles Many-Body Theory and Quantum Dynamics University of California, Santa Cruz Yuan Ping open until filled Please send email to Information here:
Theoretical Quantum Condensed Matter. Nonequilibrium and Topological Phases. New York University Aditi Mitra open until filled Apply here:
Condensed Matter and Materials Theory Ames Laboratory/Iowa State University Rebecca Flint, Cai-Zhuang Wang, Liqin Ke open until filled Three positions, using either analytical or computational methods to model rare earth materials. Apply here:
Quantum Optics, Quantum Information (Experimental) with Solid-State Systems University of Oxford (UK) Dorian Gangloff Oct. 14 2022
Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science University of Chicago Various Nov. 15 2022 for full consideration
Condensed Matter Experiment: STM/STS and ncAFM studies of point defects in 2D materials for QIS University of California Santa Cruz Jairo Velasco Jr. open until filled
Condensed Matter Experiment: Quantum and hybrid magnonics in 2D organic-inorganic metamaterials University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Wei Zhang open until filled please sent CV and inquiries directly to: Email: Web:
Quantum/condensed matter experiment: super/semi junctions and gatemon qubits University of Arkansas Hugh Churchill open until filled Two positions.
Quantum simulation with Rydberg atoms and ultracold gases The Pennsylvania State University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bryce Gadway open until filled postdoc positions available, open until filled, email
Quantum Technology with Nitrogen-Vacancy Centers in Diamond University of California, Berkeley Dmitry Budker open until filled Candidates must have a work experience with nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond. For more details and to apply, please email Prof. Dmitry Budker (
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics University of Wisconsin, Madison Alex Levchenko, Ilya Esterlis open until filled
Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Tsinghua University Zhiyuan Sun open until filled Please send your CV to Zhiyuan (
Condensed Matter Theory University of Notre Dame Yi-Ting Hsu open until filled (1/15/23 for full consideration) Apply here: Webpage: Email:
Theory of Quantum Matter University of Geneva, Switzerland Louk Rademaker open until filled (1/31/23 for full consideration)
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