We are currently looking for highly motivated candidates at all levels of graduate studies, post-doc and research assistant, with research interests and experience relative to our research. 

Applications (see Required Documents section below) are to be sent to the following email address: Please have the level of position desired stated in the email title, and tell us about your current research interests and why you want to join the group. Applications and letters will be considered at any time until the positions are filled.


Graduate Students

  • Statement of interest
  • CV including a list of publications if applicable
  • Recent academic transcripts

Postdoc Positions

  • Statement of interest
  • CV including a list of publications
  • Please arrange to have two letters of references sent to the aforementioned address

Research Scientist Positions

Applicants should be highly motivated, have demonstrated the ability to perform independent research in one or more of the above-mentioned subjects, have excellent communication skills as evidenced by publications and talks, have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate effectively, and be interested in playing a role in the training of junior group members. Subject to the availability of research funds, the positions could be for up to 5 years, with the possibility of extensions. The start date is flexible.

  • Please submit a cover letter, a short description of planned research and of past mentoring experience
  • CV including a list of publications
  • Please arrange to have two letters of references to be sent in support of your application.


The Quantum Institute (QI) at the Université de Sherbrooke brings together experts in quantum information, quantum engineering and quantum materials to accelerate the transition from quantum science to quantum technologies. The Institute now has more than 300 members, including 250 students and postdoctoral fellows, as well as 32 professor-researchers.

The Institute’s new research building, opening in September 2021, was designed with its community at heart, with open interaction spaces and blackboard walls, state-of-the-art digital computing infrastructure, and a Quantum FabLab open to all members. The new building is a unique environment favoring collaboration, creativity and innovation.

As home to Canada’s first IBM Q Hub, IQ members have privileged access to IBM’s most advanced quantum computing systems, opening up a world of research possibilities in a unique environment where collaborative projects are developed in partnership with industry.



The Université de Sherbrooke has earned a reputation for its hard-hitting research, which has led to major discoveries and innovations in a variety of disciplines. Throughout the years, it has been the source of remarkable advances in research while remaining faithful to and rooted in its values: sustainable development; equity, diversity, and inclusion; and ongoing collaboration with its community and partners.

Through its mission of teaching, research and community services, the Université de Sherbrooke is a key partner in the Sherbrooke Innovation Zone project, which aims to foster the growth of quantum science and technology. Located in Canada, in the Province of Quebec, the Université de Sherbrooke is a French-speaking institution that offers the opportunity to benefit from an education that is recognized and valued around the world. Host to more than 31 000 students, more than 1600 are foreign students from 88 countries worldwide.

Université de Sherbrooke is the most appreciated in Canada by its students! – Maclean’s 2022 University Rankings


Located in southern Quebec, Canada, Sherbrooke has close to 220,000 inhabitants, making it the fourth largest metropolitan area in Quebec and nineteenth largest in Canada.

With nearly 20% of its population being students, Sherbrooke has been voted best student city for the year 2021 according to a ranking conducted by Notably  for the quality of student life, the city offers a “vast diversity of leisure activities, including a rich cultural scene”, as well as an abundance of nature. With its many parks, riverside bike paths and surrounding forests and mountains, Sherbrooke is truly a city where life is good. According to an analysis by the Canadian Center for the Study of Living Standards, Sherbrooke residents are the happiest city dwellers in Canada.

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