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Optical Scientist / Engineer


This position plays an important role in QuTech’s research ambitions to realize a quantum internet by leading the optical engineering efforts in building a high TRL quantum communication systems. Systems have been built for research purposes, and the goal for new systems is to serve as a testbed for future users. In your role as a optics scientist/engineer, you will be working on designing new quantum communication systems, as well as fine-tuning and operating the old systems to gain the necessary expertise. You will bring new solutions to work in a team of scientists, software engineers and electrical engineers. You will play an important role in QuTech by:
Acting as an expert advisor in areas such as fiber laser systems, fiber optics, photonics, telcom equipment, and advanced optical measurement techniques
Being the expert of the optics part of the development of a new quantum communication system, and responsible for component testing and integration testing of the complete quantum communication system.
Helping to maintain current prototype systems and performing/assisting some experimental demonstrations
Helping with selecting, ordering, testing and installing new devices

How to apply

To apply, please e-mail a detailed CV along with a letter of application to Ms. Jolijn Leeuwenburgh, email Please refer to vacancy number QuT20-018 in your application.

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Published on March 31, 2020

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