Tenure-track Research Fellow in Quantum technologies

The Nanoscience Cooperative Research Center CIC nanoGUNE (www.nanogune.eu), created with the mission of conducting world-class nanoscience research for the competitive growth of the Basque Country, member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance (BRTA), and recognized by the Spanish Research Agency as a "María de Maeztu" center of excellence for the period 2022-2025, is currently looking for a



to work on



We invite applications for a tenure-track position in quantum technologies, with a focus on quantum hardware, including (but not restricted to) quantum sensors and/or solid-state devices and platforms for quantum computing and communication. Of particular interest are research areas with connection to technology and applications. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an independent research program in close collaboration with some of the existing research groups at the center.

Candidates should have an outstanding research record in Physics and/or Engineering and the potential to attract public and private funding at the highest level. Proficency in spoken and written English is compulsory.

In addition to a start-up package, we offer an international and competitive environment, an excellently equipped state-of-the-art infrastructure, and the possibility to perform top-class research. We promote teamwork in a diverse and inclusive environment, and we welcome all kinds of applicants without regard to disability, gender, nationality, race, religion, or sexual orientation. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.


Candidates should apply by completing the form below and attaching the following documents:

  • A complete CV
  • A cover letter and at least two reference letters grouped in a single PDF file

Preselected candidates will subsequently be contacted and asked to apply, before March 15th 2022, to an Ikerbasque Research Fellowship at www.ikerbasque.net.


Closing date: 27 February 2022




(i) All applicants will receive an answer after the end of the selection process; but please note that due to the large number of submissions that are expected, we cannot provide individual feedback.

(ii) Additional information about nanoGUNE's commitment towards HR excellence in Research and Gender Equality are available on our website.

(iii) We encourage you to subscribe to our HR mailing list to receive information related to nanoGUNE's open positions and open calls for different training and talent attraction programs.

Apply for the position