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Atomic, Molecular and Optical (AMO) Physicist

Lace Lithography

Lace Lithography

Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Want to be a key part of the quantum future? At Lace Lithography we are looking for an experimental AMO physicist with knowledge and experience of laser cooling techniques to join the Instrument team in Bergen, Norway. At Lace, we focus on producing a revolutionary chip lithography technology that will dramatically improve chip performance. The company was founded in 2023, and is backed by some of the world's most ambitious investors and the European Innovation Council.

Your Role:

As part of our hardware team, you'll collaborate closely with the Tech Lead and our AI & Simulations unit based in Barcelona, Spain, to craft the company's technical trajectory. Your primary responsibilities include hands-on management of laboratory affairs including vacuum systems and optical setups. We're seeking someone with a passion for advancing cutting-edge scientific instrumentation. If you have been involved in developing advanced instruments within a fast-paced environment in industry or research you are our ideal candidate.

We strongly encourage candidates who have recently finished their PhD to apply.

Specifically, we anticipate you to:

  • Contribute to the development of Lace's next-generation instrumentation, actively engaging in lab work.
  • Contribute to the company's intellectual property portfolio and foster an environment of innovation.
  • Collaborate with the AI & Simulations team to identify theoretical challenges for optimizing experimental instrument performance.
  • Work closely with the AI & Simulations team to ensure physics-related code aligns with experimental outcomes and constraints.

Education & Experience:

This role necessitates a Master's or Ph. D. degree in Physics or a related engineering field

  • Experience in the use of advanced techniques of laser cooling.
  • Proficiency in the design and operation of high and ultra-high vacuum systems.
  • Proven track record in designing, specifying components for, and constructing experimental setups and prototypes.
  • Proficiency in conducting systematic experimental measurements, coupled with adeptness in metrology error analysis.
  • Experience in mounting optical components and setting up optical systems.


We offer a competitive compensation package including stock incentives. In addition, we offer:

  • Industry competitive salary
  • Your preferred work station
  • Pension plan, work insurance and travel insurance
  • Monthly stipend of 50€ for sports expenses, promoting a healthy work-life balance.
  • A flexible work arrangement

If you are interested in this offer, simply apply through linkedin or send an email to