Research Scientist (Quantum Algorithms and Applications)

QuEra Computing

Boston, MA

Boston, MA
30+ days ago


QuEra Computing is seeking a quantum application and algorithm expert to develop near-term and long-term applications for quantum computing. You will work to identify candidate problems that will most benefit from the development of neutral-atom quantum computers. QuEra is a highly collaborative environment where team members work both independently and as a member of a cohesive cross-functional team consisting of atomic, photonic, quantum information scientists and engineers to produce the world's first scalable commercial quantum computing solutions.

  • For this role, qualified applicants should have 

    • A PhD in physics, computer science or a related discipline,

    • A background in quantum computing, quantum computer science, condensed matter physics, or AMO physics,

    • Extensive research experience in the near-term and long-term applications of quantum computing, and

    • An exceptional publication record in relevant fields.

  • Preferred qualifications include 

    • Familiarity with quantum computing hardware and neutral-atom systems, 

    • Experience in the quantum industry, and

    • Experience in high-performance simulation of quantum systems.

About QuEra:

QuEra Computing is a neutral-atoms-based quantum computing startup, located in Boston, near Harvard University. The company is founded on pioneering research recently conducted at Harvard and MIT. At QuEra, our mission is to build the industry’s most scalable quantum computers to tackle useful but classically intractable problems for commercially relevant applications in optimization, simulation, materials science, pharmaceuticals, and more. We are assembling a visionary team of multidisciplinary inventors and are hiring at all levels.