Nano and Quantum Semiconductors Laboratory

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Prof. Oussama Moutanabbir

+1-514-340-4711 poste 2587


Open Positions

We are looking for highly motivated and dynamic young scientists to fill several Postdoctoral, Master's, and Ph.D. positions in advanced semiconductor nanostructures and quantum devices for high-mobility electronics, photonics, quantum information, sensing, imaging, and renewable energy. Successful candidates will be involved in one of the following projects:

  • CMOS-compatible integrated short-wave and mid-wave infrared photonic and optoelectronic devices.
  • Nuclear spin engineering in silicon-germanium for qubits and quantum emitters.
  • Phononic and thermal devices.
  • Silicon-compatible hybrid solar cells and thermophotovoltaics. 
  • Group IV ultrafast detectors for optical communication.
  • Next-generation X-ray detectors and imaging devices.

Candidates for Master's and Ph.D. scholarships must hold an internationally-recognized bachelor's or Master’s degree (or evidence of its completion in the nearest future) with solid training in solid state physics, quantum mechanics, semiconductor devices, materials science and engineering, electrical engineering, or related disciplines.

Candidates for Postdoctoral positions must demonstrate world-class expertise in one or more of the following areas: epitaxy, fabrication, and characterization of semiconductor devices, photonics and optoelectronics, advanced characterization of materials (transport, optical and electro-optical techniques, transmission electron microscopy, atom probe tomography, synchrotron facility, etc.), semiconductor device simulations and modeling. 

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How to apply

Interested candidates should submit their applications to Prof. Oussama Moutanabbir ( The application package should include a cover letter and the candidate’s CV including the contact information of three references. The call will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.

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