The position is to be filled as soon as possible and is initially limited to 2 years. An extension is expected.

The office location will be at the University of Stuttgart.
Hiring is done by University of Stuttgart.

Salary according to qualification and professional suitability up to max. EG 15.

IQST - Center for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology

Leading research institutions and companies from Baden-Württemberg have joined forces in the innovation initiative QuantumBW to advance research and development of quantum sensing and quantum computing and to promote the transfer of quantum technology research into applications (

The QuantumBW office serves as the central point of contact and coordinates the activities of the innovation initiative. It is managed by the Ulm-Stuttgart Quantum Centre IQST (Centre for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology, together with Fraunhofer IAF and Fraunhofer IAO. It is jointly funded by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts and the Ministry of Economics, Labour and Tourism.

Head of Office QuantumBW (m/f/d)


The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.
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Your profile:
    • PhD in physics or another natural or engineering science, preferably with a background n quantum science and technology> Experience in science and project management
    • Preferably knowledge of the national and international funding landscape
    • High communication and moderation skills, problem-solving skills, and flexibility
    • Very good organization skills and knowledge of German and English language

Your responsibilities:

    • head and manage the office
    • support the Board of Directors and the Advisory Board in further shaping and rategically developing the initiative
    • initiating and coordinating activities in the strategic fields of action: networking and
    • visibility, cooperation projects, infrastructure as well as training and further education.
    • strongly interact and communicate with the already established offices and organizations in Baden-Württemberg in order to effectively use competencies and create synergies

We look forward to your application via mail. Please send your application file (CV, motivation letter, certificates) in a single pdf file by Sep 30th, 2023 to: 

Prof. Dr. Stefanie Barz
Director Centre for Integrated Quantum Science and Technology (IQST)

University of Stuttgart
Institute for Functional Matter and Quantum Technologies
Allmandring 3
70569 Stuttgart

For further questions please contact:
Prof. Dr. Joachim Ankerhold
Academic Speaker QuantumBW

Ulm University
Institute for Complex Quantum Systems
Albert-Einstein-Allee 11
89081 Ulm

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