School of Engineering Sciences at KTH

Job description

The Quantum Nano Photonics group at KTH is inviting applications two research assistant positions in the field of superconducting quantum photonics at the single photon level. Your task will be to develop code to control experimental systems and analyze data from single photon detection systems used in quantum microscopy, spectroscopy and Lidar.

What we offer

  • A position at a leading technical university that generates knowledge and skills for a sustainable future.
  • Engaged and ambitious colleagues along with a creative, international and dynamic working environment
  • Work in Stockholm, in close proximity to nature
  • A well-equipped laboratory for quantum optics experiments at cryogenic temperatures.
  • Strong collaborations with world leading research groups in the field.
  • A multidisciplinary environment where nanoscale quantum photonics devices are developed and implemented in a wide field of applications.



  • You should be admitted to first or second-level cycle education at a  Swedish university 
  • Experience with Lab programming in Python
  • Experience with single photon measurements
  • Collaborative abilities 
  • Independence

Preferred qualifications

  • Student at KTH
  • Experience with measurements and data analysis on single photon devices
  • Experience with quantum optics measurements at cryogenic temperatures at the single photon level 

Great emphasis will be placed on personal competency. 

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About the employment 

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Type of employment Temporary position
Contract type Part-time
First day of employment According to agreement
Salary Monthly salary
Number of positions 2
Full-time equivalent 50 %
City Stockholm
County Stockholms län
Country Sweden
Reference number S-2023-1412
  • Val Zwiller,
Published 19.Sep.2023
Last application date 28.Sep.2023 11:59 PM CEST

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