AMO Quantum Science Research
at ORAU Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 8/24/2019

Opportunity Description

Title of Research Opportunity: AMO Quantum Science Research Our quantum sciences branch is investigating various platforms - including: neutral atomic vapor, trapped ions, solid state defects, doped solids, and photonics - for applications in quantum communication, sensing, and computation. Currently in the neutral atom lab we have ongoing experiments using both room-temperature and laser-cooled ensembles coupled to optical cavities with applications to quantum memories and repeaters, sensing, and clocks. We welcome all applicants with relevant background experience. Keywords: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics; Applied Physics; Quantum Information; Quantum Sensing; Laser Cooling; Cavity QED; Quantum Optics

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Grooming future leaders in science and technology requires enhancing the skills, knowledge and experience of workers early in their careers. To that end, ORAU (Oak Ridge Associated Universities) assists in connecting the best and most diverse students, recent graduates, faculty and professionals with world-class fellowships, internships and jobs, whether in national laboratories, research institutions, federal government offices or private sector R&D departments.

ORAU works with agencies such as the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Research Associateship Program (RAP) allow Postdoctoral Fellows, Journeyman Fellows (undergraduate and graduates students and recent graduates), Senior Researchers, and Summer Faculty engage in research initiatives of their own choice, that are compatible with the interests of the government and will potentially contribute to the general effort of the ARL. We work with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to place recent graduates in full-time and part-time jobs in the Office of Research and Development at EPA under the National Student Services Contract. ORAU also works with Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation.

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