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Postdoctoral Researcher

FSU Quantum Initiative, Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
$65,000 per year + full health insurance
Closing date
Apr 3, 2024

Florida State University seeks multiple postdoctoral fellows to join the FSU Quantum Initiative. Applicants with research interests in all areas of Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE), including but not limited to quantum algorithms and theory, quantum molecular and solid-state materials, quantum devices, and quantum-enabling periphery, are invited to apply. Successful applicants will be hosted by FSU Quantum faculty members (see Applicants interested in this opportunity should contact prospective faculty advisors (sponsors) to discuss potential research plans. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. within the last five years (but exceptions can be made on an individual basis) and must have demonstrated a strong record of academic and research accomplishments. The FSU Quantum Postdoctoral Fellowships are intended for a 2-year appointment, with the annual salary of $65,000 + benefits.

Interested applicants should e-mail the following materials to

  • A statement of prior research accomplishments (one page) and research interests (one-two pages) that will be pursued at FSU. The statement should identify a faculty sponsor associated with the FSU Quantum. The applicants must discuss mutual research interests and proposed work with the faculty sponsor before submitting the application.
  • Curriculum vitae, including the complete list of publications (include ORCID number and/or WoS number, if available), awards, and science/engineering education/mentorship activities.
  • Two letters of recommendation should be sent on applicant’s behalf to In addition, a letter of endorsement should be submitted by the FSU Quantum Faculty Sponsor to the same email address.

Official graduate transcripts will be required from successful applicants to whom formal offers of employment have been extended.

To ensure full consideration, please submit applications by April 1, 2024. The positions will remain open until filled. The appointment will commence on or about July 1, 2024.

All application materials should be sent in PDF format by email to The Florida State University is An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to apply. FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at:

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