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Quantum Information Scientist

  • Country:US
  • State:NY
  • City:YORKTOWN HEIGHTS
  • Category:Research
  • Required Education:Doctorate Degree
  • Position Type:Professional
  • Employment Type:Full-Time
  • Contract Type:Regular
  • Req ID:116421BR
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Job Description
IBM is seeking a Research Staff Member to work at its T. J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, NY.

You will work as part of a team of theoretical and experimental physicists, computer scientists, and engineers on the quantum computing effort at IBM. You should have proven experience in quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing. Should be comfortable implementing quantum algorithms, making resource estimates, and writing and using modeling, simulation, and/or optimization software for these goals. A demonstrated record of research oriented toward novel fault tolerance protocols, overhead reduction, circuit optimizations, and/or incorporating realistic, experimentally-motivated constraints into fault-tolerance protocols is highly-preferred.

Ph.D. in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline is required. U.S. Citizenship is required.









The World is Our Laboratory: No matter where discovery takes place, IBM researchers push the boundaries of science, technology and business to make the world work better. IBM Research is a global community of forward-thinkers working towards a common goal: progress.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years demonstrated research record in quantum error correction and fault-tolerant quantum computing
  • Familiarity with writing research-grade software tools (C/C++/Python)


Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Proficient with Microsoft office products such as Powerpoint, Excel, Word and Project
  • Working knowledge of LaTeX
  • English-Fluent


EO Statement
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Preferred Education: None Commissionable: No
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