QuTech is a mission-driven research institute run jointly by Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) and the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO). Together, we work on a radically new technology with world-changing potential, developing scalable prototypes of a quantum computer and an intrinsically safe quantum internet.
We are creating the quantum future and we believe that quantum technology will be a game changer in many social and economic sectors – including health, agriculture, climate and safety. To achieve our ambitious goals, we bring together scientists, engineers and industry in an inspiring environment, with plenty of space for ambition, entrepreneurship and innovation.
Our research and engineering activities are conducted in three divisions: Quantum Computing, Quantum Internet and Qubit Research. Our divisions and support teams include 220 FTE and over 300 dedicated people.
We are now looking for a Technical Project Manager to join Quantum Computing division.
Quantum computing division:
Realizing the promise of a quantum computer requires the development of different layers of hardware and software, together referred to as the quantum computing stack. This is what we do in the Quantum Computing Division. The basis of the stack, referred to as the ‘quantum chip’, contains the qubits. We are investigating different types of approaches for this part of the stack: electron spins in quantum dots and superconducting quantum circuits. Also, we’re developing the system architecture that connects and translates quantum algorithms to the low-level pulses that operate on the qubits of quantum processors.
As a Technical Project Officer, you will be the interface between the QuTech scientific staff, engineers, external partners and funding providers. You will coordinate national and international projects, ensuring good communication and a smooth project development from A to Z. You will be reporting to the Division Coordinator.
This unique opportunity will allow you to be challenged, develop new skills and work in a unique international setting, where ground-breaking scientific discovery in the field of quantum communication is happening.
Your daily responsibilities will be:
We are looking for a candidate with a scientific/ technical academic background and some experience in leading technical projects.
The Technical Project Officer position is a 0.8 – 1.0 FTE role, with a minimum of 32 hours per week and a maximum of 38 hours per week. Appointment is for one year, with the option to become structural. The UFO profile is Project Leader 1, with a full-time salary based on VSNU-CAO Scale 10 (salary min 2.846 and max 4490 Euros gross per month on a fulltime basis). The actual salary will be based on your knowledge and relevant work-experience.
TU Delft/QuTech offers a customizable compensation package, an attractive pension scheme, holiday allowance, generous holidays, 13th month pay (paid as a pro-rata bonus in December), a discount for health insurance and sport memberships, and a monthly work costs contribution. Flexible work schedules can be arranged. An International Children’s Centre offers our employees childcare and an international primary school. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities (VSNU-CAO). Dutch citizenship or a European working permit is required to apply.
Your contract will be with Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), an organisation built on strong foundations. As creators of the world-famous Dutch waterworks, and pioneers in biotech, TU Delft is a top international university combining science, engineering and design. It delivers world class results in education, research and innovation.
For generations, our engineers have proven to be entrepreneurial problem-solvers in both business and social contexts. TU Delft offers 16 Bachelor’s and 32 Master’s programs to more than 23,000 students. Our scientific staff consists of 3,500 staff members and 2,800 PhD candidates. Together we imagine, invent and create solutions using technology to ensure positive change on a global scale:
Challenge. Change. Impact!
QuTech is an inclusive organization: we believe that diversity enhances the quality of our work and hence actively promote an inclusive policy.
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)
Mekelweg 2, 2628 CD, Delft
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Make sure to apply no later than 15 Sep 2022 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).
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