Research Scientist – Quantum (Yorktown Heights, NY)

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Your Role and Responsibilities
We are looking to hire a Research Scientist (RS) / Research Staff Member (RSM) in the Theory of Quantum Computing and Information Group at the IBM TJ Watson Research Laboratory in Yorktown Heights, NY. The ideal candidate would have a graduate degree in physics, computer science, mathematics, engineering or a related field and would have several years of research experience in quantum error correction, fault tolerant quantum computing, quantum information, or related areas. This job entails both a high degree of autonomy and the ability to collaborate with others in a research and development environment. Candidates are expected to publish and present high-impact results and to work closely with other members of the team.

This position is located in Yorktown Heights, NY

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• At least 5 years of experience in quantum computing theory
Required Education
• Doctorate Degree

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
• At least 5 years research experience in quantum computing, error correction, fault-tolerance, quantum algorithms, or quantum information
• Proven record of research and accomplishment.

About Business Unit

IBM Quantum is an industry first initiative to build universal quantum computers for business, engineering and science.

This job requires you to provide your COVID-19 vaccination status with supporting documentation, where legally permissible.

Your Life @ IBM

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IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to:

– Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being
– Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs
– Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law
– Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals
– Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences

The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBM

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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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Key Job Details

    • Country/Region:US
    • State:NEW YORK
    • City:Yorktown Heights
    • Category:Research
    • Required Education:Doctorate Degree
    • Position Type:Professional
    • Employment Type:Full-Time
    • Contract Type:Regular
    • Company:(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
    • Req ID:572086BR
    • Travel Required:Up to 20% or 1 day a week
    • Projected Minimum Salary:$160,130 per year
    • Projected Maximum Salary:$160,130-$268,093/year per year