Quantum Information Research Lead
The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory 26 reviews - Laurel, MD

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The Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Quantum Information Research Lead.


Experimental and theoretical research in the field of optics and quantum information processing, including a leadership role in setting of technical and strategic directions and engaging sponsors.Lead experimental and theoretical research in the areas of: nonlinear optics, optical communications, and quantum information processing. Engage sponsors, develop new business, and write proposals and reports. Publish and present work in refereed journals and conferences.Assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring new team members.


Required:PhD in Physics, Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, or closely related field, at least 10 years total research experience, of which at least 5 years must be in a leadership position in the field of optical communications, nonlinear optics, or quantum information processing. Specific theoretical and experimental skills and experience in fiber optic approaches to quantum information processing, nonlinear optics at the single-photon level, and generation/detection of single-photons. Strong oral and written skills including proposal writing, strong leadership skills, strategic thinking, the ability to work independently as well as with others in a team environment.


Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship.


APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at www.jhuapl.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, as well as other applicable laws, and values diversity in its workforce.

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