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Senior Quantum Information Scientist

Scientists/Scientific Support

Job Description

Job ID: 307758
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

• Leads research teams that do one or more of the following:
¿ - Designing and developing algorithms and software for quantum information systems.
¿ - Advancing theories of quantum information sciences.
¿ - Studying the mathematical foundations for quantum information science.
• Produces successful proposals, peer-reviewed papers, technical presentations, and other technical artifacts for internal and external use.

Discipline, principal job duties/expectations, and qualitative and quantitative measures of performance that exceed the Functional Descriptor:
• Leads teams of researchers in applied theoretical and computational research efforts in quantum information science.
• Leads teams of researchers in quantum information sciences, particularly in quantum computing and quantum-enhanced sensing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Battelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at

Minimum Qualifications

BS/BA with 9 years of experience; MS/MA with 7 years of experience; PhD with 5 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

• Demonstrated experience leading research and successful proposals in quantum information sciences.
• Ability to obtain a US security clearance is preferred.

Organization and Job ID

Job ID: 307558
Directorate: Physical & Computational Sciences
Division: Advanced Computing Mathematics & Data
Group: High Performance Computing